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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] about the builder

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] about the builder
Date: Sat, 8 May 2010 10:38:06 +0930

On Fri, 7 May 2010 01:54:02 +0200
Rubén Rodríguez Pérez <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Sorry, my estimate of the numbers in the error message were wrong.
> > The needed space expressed in a sane unit is around 50 GiB. Builder
> > used to link the Ubuntu mirror to the gNewSense one, but that line
> > has been commented out in revision 256. I don't know why (Karl, any
> > thoughts?). This means that reprepro wants the copy the whole
> > mirror. So instead of taking up around 50 GiB it will take up 100
> > GiB.
> I don't know how your setup works, but in we have both a cleaned up
> Ubuntu and a Trisquel repo, and if both are in the same partition
> reprepro will use hard links to fill the second one, making the first
> one take less than a GB.

They have to be under the same mirror root don't they (rather then
simply on the same partition)?

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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