LFS Size after install
ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Tue Aug 10 09:16:34 PDT 2004
On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Tony Sequeira wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 10:07:23 -0500, William wrote
> > Ratrophy (William)
> Hey Ratrophy, I got a bone to pick with you. Maybe it was a typo, or I'm going
> blind, but it cost me a few ill afforded hours.
> I had queried the maximum size of the tools directory in IRC, and you said 50 60
> MB tops. So I used a 128MB partition, and it fell over during the
> of glibc.
> Perhaps you meant 500-600 MB? Or maybe I read 50-60 when you wrote 500-600?
On my LFS-5.1 i686 /tools is using 169MB, but that is after the build
and I would expect unstable and testing to be a bit bigger. That is
just the size after it was finished and stripped. You typically need
almost a GB for building glibc. If it makes you any happier, it's even
bigger on ppc.
> Anyway, I feel better now I got that off my chest :)
> No real harm done.
Never trust anybody else's space estimates :)
das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce
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