[MacPorts] #57869: Don't let the disk fill up

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Mon Jan 7 16:30:37 UTC 2019

#57869: Don't let the disk fill up
 Reporter:  ryandesign     |      Owner:  admin@…
     Type:  enhancement    |     Status:  new
 Priority:  Normal         |  Milestone:
Component:  buildbot/mpbb  |    Version:
 Keywords:                 |       Port:
 Bad things happen when the disk is completely full; for example, `mpbb`
 [ticket:57865 doesn't work] anymore, so it can't clean things up and free
 up the disk space again.

 Maybe we should take some steps to ensure the disk can't fill up
 completely. For example, if we presume that installing the port and
 installing the dependencies are the times when disk usage might grow
 unbounded, then we might spawn a background process at those times that
 monitors disk space and kills the `port` command if disk space gets very

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/57869>
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