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scylladb: 3.0.5 -> 4.1.8 #100178

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@volth volth commented Oct 10, 2020

Fixes #70825

@volth volth force-pushed the volth:scylla4 branch from 0ec15c5 to e0f8cd0 Oct 11, 2020
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This is wonderful, includes a lot of necessary and nice cleanups and makes the final build output a lot smaller as well 😅 : It went from ~18G to 80M

@volth Would you want to add yourself to the maintainers list? You seem to know a lot more about C++ builds than I do :), plus I'm not actively using scylladb anymore unfortunately.

Thank you!

Resolves #70825

meta = with stdenv.lib; {
description = "NoSQL data store using the seastar framework, compatible with Apache Cassandra";
homepage = "";
license = licenses.agpl3;
platforms = stdenv.lib.platforms.linux;
hydraPlatforms = []; # It's huge ATM, about 18 GB.

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workflow Oct 14, 2020

This build is still using a fair amount of RAM, let's see how it fares on hydra or whether it needs big-parallel

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volth Oct 14, 2020
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Actually, 2/3 of the build is building test programs which we drop anyway.
There could be a way to speed up the build by excluding them.

whether it needs big-parallel

Probably, not.
chromium and libreoffice do require big-parallel, but smaller packages (which nonetheless are bigger than scylla, I mean kernel, qemu, virtualbox, openjdk, clickhouse, ...) do not

install -D -m555 -t $out/bin/scylla build/release/scylla
install -D -m555 -t $out/bin/iotune build/release/iotune
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workflow Oct 14, 2020

Both scylla and iotune are single binaries, do they need their own directories?

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@volth volth commented Oct 14, 2020

It went from ~18G to 80M

18G is result of keeping all the sources and temporary files (such as .o)

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