On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 11:44:20AM +0100, O. Hartmann wrote: > > from my own experience I left the path of "portsnap" and stay with svn alone. > portsnap > tends to "flood" the /var filesystem with a tremendous number of files over > time. Each > time you issue "portsnap fetch update", a file appears in /var/portsnap - it > could be > that the files appear in /var/db, I can't remember. Deleting them with "rm > -rf *" leaves > me then with an error from "rm": the argument line is to long due to the > number of files. > Therefore, I switched to svn. > > Well, svn itself is pumping up /usr/ports/.svn where it keeps all logs. > Depending on the > frequency of updates it grows. I do the same for /usr/src and by the time of > fetching > almost every day several times a day updates, the folder .svn is as large > as /usr/src itself in its pristine state when fetched initially. For > long-haul/long-running systems I'm concerned about the flood of data coming > in and
'svn cleanup .' will reduce the size of .svn/ by deleting old copies of pristine files that are no longer needed. -Ben _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"