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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Cacherevs ignored by tla library-add -s

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Cacherevs ignored by tla library-add -s
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2005 18:18:20 +1000

On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 14:29 +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> > > for large projects. I have to confess that multi-GB libraries for a
> > > project that is ~50MB of untarred source seemed a but much.
> > 
> > Unless you're using a non-sparse library, there's no reason why it take
> > more than the size of the source tree.
> Well... libraries default to being non-sparse. Add to that the
> behaviour you described of preferring library revisions over cacherevs
> as soon as there's an existing revision, and then libraries tend to
> fill all available disk space ;)

What do you think of having libraries default to being non-sparse &
greedy ?


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