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Re: redundant DOC files

From: Leo
Subject: Re: redundant DOC files
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 04:44:51 +0000
User-agent: No Gnus v0.6, Emacs/ (2007-01-22), Fedora 6 gnu/linux

On 2007-01-22, Miles Bader said:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> The point is if I have 50 builds then the DOC-* will take up more than
>>> 100M disk space.
>> Whoever cares about 100MB of disk space these days? ;-)
> If you _do_ care about 100MB of disk space (I do, as I have a small
> disk), you could use the "emacs/quick-install-emacs" script to
> install Emacs, instead of "make install".  It hard links installed
> files instead of copying them (which allows much faster re-installs
> as well as saving space), and will optionally purge old cruft like
> DOC-*.  To do this you should give it the "-p" (--prune) option.
> -Miles

Didn't know about this nice trick.

But the script is lying in admin/quick-install-emacs.

Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com>                         (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)

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