Upon cloning, building, and installing rust from their github repository I've found it takes up ~2.8 GB on my system. I've got relatively limited space on my machine (100GB), so I was wondering two things:

  1. After running make install (or sudo make install) does running make clean effect the installed program (either in general or for rust particularly)?
  2. Would make clean even be an effective method of regaining storage space; either in this situation, or in general?

The command

make clean

doesn't affect your installation and it's a good idea to get some space back after the installation.

To install the application again via

sudo make install

you have to start


first, because all compiled resources in the source folder will be removed after the clean.

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