minimizing disk space for compile [u]

Andreas Jellinghaus [c] aj at
Thu Aug 30 10:16:29 CEST 2007

Am Donnerstag, 30. August 2007 schrieb Koen Kooi:
> > to be sure I understand this correctly:
> > the INHERIT += "rm_work" setting will remove the work/ directories only?
> Yes
> > the subject of that thread was removing source, and I don't want to
> > hammer servers by deleting and re-downloading the complete source all the
> > time. source/ directory is fine (and shouldn't grow much when updating).
> >
> > also is there a special reason why this setting isn't enabled by default?
> It didn't work well in the past, but we fixed all those errors (AFAIK). It
> does mean that you have to do a complete rebuild of one package if you make
> a change instead of doing 'bitbake -b -c compile -f ; bitbake -b
> package_write'.

ah, I see. thanks for explaining.

Regards, Andreas

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