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Re: Wolverine and up2date: Open the Floodgates!

On Fri, 6 Apr 2001, Bill Crawford wrote:

> I have:
>	Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
>	/dev/hda11            220M   77M  132M  37% /
>	/dev/hda1              23M  6.0M   15M  28% /boot
>	/dev/hda7             2.2G  1.8G  256M  88% /home
>	/dev/hda9              38M   54k   35M   1% /tmp
>	/dev/hda5             3.0G  884M  1.9G  31% /usr
>	/dev/hda10            129M   22M  101M  18% /var
>	/dev/hda6             2.0G  1.2G  759M  61% /usr/src
>and I'm a little grumpy now as I have always made /var a separate
>partition and making it really huge would partly defeat the object
>of keeping it small :)
> I'm guessing for the moment I can symlink to somewhere in /usr/src.
> Can I tell it to use the directory I have the current raw hide in,
>and will up2date be smart enough to skip the download step for the
>packages I have on local disk already?

Edit the up2date config file and change the path to store files
to somewhere else, such as your /usr/local partition (which has
1.9G above or I wouldn't have recommended it.  ;o)

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