Fwd: Re: clearing space in /usr

Will Macdonald wfm at macscan.co.uk
Fri Jun 15 19:30:32 BST 2001


Nik,

I tried to respond to your freebsd.org address but it was returned.

Will


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Subject: Re: clearing space in /usr
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2001 10:00:16 -0400
From: Will Macdonald <wfm at macscan.co.uk>
To: Nik Clayton <nik at FreeBSD.org>


I think I must have CVSup the whole thing, over a gig of space has been
taken up.

Will


On Friday 15 June 2001 0

> Assuming you used CVSup in "checkout" mode (and not "copy the whole repo"
> mode) then you could just delete /usr/ports/.
>
> Of course, that somewhat negates the point of having the ports collection
> around in the first place.
>
> How much space is 50% of the disk anyway?  A fully checked out ports tree
> is only about 10MB.
>
> N
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