Requesting extra space for PPA litenstein/toolchain

Asked by Gregorio Litenstein on 2018-07-27


I've only recently joined but I've been working on a series of backports for Xenial and Trusty. I'm pretty much done with the former, but Trusty is proving itself a bit more difficult. Initially I was modifying ports to force them to use a newer version of gcc and, while this works, it's error-prone and probably has a pretty high potential of causing issues down the line.

Then, I ran across some ppas with builds of gcc-defaults (depending on the toolchain test repository) that set the default gcc version to something else than 4.9. For some reason I am not able to recompile these; For some reason, the packages appear to hit a memory leak and endless loop before actually building, while generating certificates. I then thought I'd try selectively copying trusty versions of the gcc toolchain builds to my own ppa, so I could play around and try to get them to work properly.I did and ended up multiple times with a broken ppa, before I realized all the source packages depend on each other for some reason,

Currently, I have a ppa with copied binaries of everything but gcc-8; I deleted over 1400 packages using the remove-package tool (accounting for architectures I'll never, ever, use) but am still way over the limit for that ppa. I was wondering if there's any chance you could give me some more space so I can have wiggle room to get this working? I realize the original repository is massive, but considering my current usage and what I intend to do, I doubt I'd need more than 5 gb.

Hopefully you'll understand my situation; thank you very much in advance,


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