[Project_owners] Xprint 192M Roland you are killing us!

Roland Mainz roland.mainz at informatik.med.uni-giessen.de
Sat Jan 24 02:03:00 EST 2004


Pete Collins wrote:
> >>Roland, xprint is 192 Megs in size and someone is checking out the
> >>entire project at the moment, bogging down cvs and Mozdev.
> >
> > Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. The entrire project from the begining (I thought this
> > is impossible with CVS) or do you "only" mean "full trunk checkout" (see
> > below) ?
> >
> >>xprint isn't even a Mozilla project. Can you *please* try to prune down
> >>the size of the project.
> >
> > Erm... the size of the trunk tree is AFAIK less than 9MB (gzip'ed, just
> > look at the size of the 009 gamma snapshot source tarball). I nearly CVS
> > removed all unneccesary files as much as it was possible without
> > breaking the build or breaking functionality.
[snip]
> running du -h on xprint
> 
>    192M    xprint/
> 
> There seems to be a lot of Attic files. Can I remove them?

I have no clue what the consequences are if you remove the Attic/ files.
I guess this means it will be impossible to checkout older releases,
right ?

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Bye,
Roland

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