Space saver: mount --bind mention in the book?

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Sun Sep 22 20:14:10 PDT 2002

Bill Maltby LFS Related wrote:

>For some time now, I have been using mount --bind as part of my LFS
>install process. I use it, among other things, for mounting my source
>archives on the LFS partition. It has proven trouble free. With space
>requirements constantly climbing (especially in BLFS), this seems a good
>way to cut a certain need by 50% (original download space maintained, no
>copy needed for chroot or LFS boot). I use it for both my CD sources and
>also for recently updated HD copies.

>Personally, I tell folks I talk to to put them in $LFS/sources, where
>there should be *no* "rm -rf"ing going on.
This suggestion sounds perfect for a hint to me.
  -- Bruce

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