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Re: [opensuse-factory][tw] glibc-locale requires more space than it requires

On Sunday 2015-10-04 22:19, Christian Boltz wrote:
Am Sonntag, 4. Oktober 2015 schrieb Olaf Hering:
Am 03.10.2015 um 07:37 schrieb Felix Miata:
What's really going on here? This is not the first time I've seen
glibc-locale claim it needs more space than it thinks is available
on the / filesystem. What is responsible for this obvious
Perhaps there is a bug in handling of packages with many hardlinks.

Interesting idea, but I slightly doubt that's the reason.

IIRC I've seen rpm's space-miscalculations in several packages [1], and
I doubt all of them contained hardlinks.

Even if rpm miscounted hardlinks as requiring n times the space,
why would rpm request *more* space the closer you got to 100% fill
level? (That makes it sort of unlikely that hardlinks are the culprit.
But you never know.)
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