[maemo-developers] Maemo Summit /opt BOF notes...

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Wed Oct 14 16:10:02 EEST 2009
2009/10/13 Tim Teulings <rael at edge.ping.de>:
> Hello!
>>> Just a side note, since it was multiple times mentioned in the BOF that
>>> Bounce Evolution is already optified. On my device deinstalling Bounce
>>> freed around 50 MB on "/". For me this is a strong hint that Bounce is
>>> either not optified or that installing it on the device did not what was
>>> expected to happen.
>> Hmm, `du -h' says /opt/bounce takes up 21.7M on my N900.
>>     Maemo version: 1.2009-41.10
>>   Bounce version: 1.0.0
>> There's nothing but icons, .service and .desktop files installed outside of /opt according to /var/lib/dpkg/info/bounce.list.
> Right. Reinstalling the application did not reproduce the effect. My "/"
> however was closed to ful, the number of applications installed did not
> match the fullness of "7" and deinstalling bounce did increase the space
> by 50MB. Also I sure that there is no other single application I could
> have deinstalled to get that much free space (and I have not installed
> and einstalled that much applications anyway). Strange, very strange...
> OK, I correct my self until someone else with full "/" and bounce
> installed can reproduce it (and makes further analysis before
> deinstallation ;-)).
> --
> Gruß...
>       Tim

Did you restart your tablet after removing Bounce and before checking
for the freed space?
When I test xournal on the device, I run dpkg -i several times during
a "session" and usually the space
on / gets eaten up somewhere.
A restart solves the situation.

Thus I think there's some thing that keeps unused files open, thus
preventing from the space being freed.
Xournal is running the icon cache updater (something like that) to
ensure its icin appears correctly and I kind of suspect that's the

Sent from London, Eng, United Kingdom
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