Short dispatch, this:
Yesterday I tried to upgrade
gcc on a fresh Gentoo installation. In fact, it was a raw installation, not yet fresh (e.g., extract stage3, extract portage, sync, update portage, upgrade gcc).
I had used a 4 GB virtual hard disk. Guess what? I ran out of space in the midst of
emerge -avuN gcc) >.<
Oh well. Now I’m trying to upgrade gcc using a 5 GB virtual hard disk. If this fails again, I’ll use a 6 GB vhd, and so on.
(Yeah, trying to find out how much space I actually need to upgrade gcc).
I’ll update you with the results.
In the meantime, keep strong!
Update: It works! Apparently, if you want to upgrade
gcc, you need to use a 5 GB vHD (free space approximately 4.6 GB).