New XO-1.5 10.2.0 build 119

Mikus Grinbergs mikus at
Mon Apr 12 16:46:05 EDT 2010

> > Gentlemen - on some of my XO-1s I've installed perl onto my
> > "permanent" SD card, rather than having it occupy jffs2.  By
> > doing so, I've saved about 33 MB of space in jffs2.
> > 
> > Is that a large enough savings (given a 4000 MB XO-1.5) to be
> > worth spending this much discussion on ?
> Yes, because some XO-1.5s may have 2GB, and your 33MB is compressed
> size whereas the XO-1.5 uses an uncompressed fs -- the used space
> on 1.5 may be several times your 33MB.

The 33 MB I gave is not compressed - it is what 'du' tells me about the
directory tree on the SD card where I have (all of) perl installed.

I have not added up how much space is taken up by having /versions in
addition to what is needed to run a build - but I suspect the current
"overhead" exceeds 100 MB.  That's where I would start "saving space".


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