On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 05:38:28PM -0600, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote:
> Cvsupping a 5.2 box after today's Advisory,
> I noticed (perhaps for the first time), that
> files were downloaded for other architectures
> (amd64, sparc64, etc.).

Those are the arch specific parts of the kernel, which is a very small
part of the total sources.  You need them about as much as you need
the driver code for devices not present on your system: ie. not at
all.  However, it's going to be a lot more effort going round and
deleting those files than any possible benefit from the small amount
of filesystem space you'll recover.



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