[squeak-dev] source.squeak.org upgrade

Marcel Taeumel marcel.taeumel at hpi.de
Tue May 3 10:09:11 UTC 2022

Hi Chris --

Okay. Let's hope that the connectivity issues will resolve themselves in a few days. They still have not. Usually, updating a Trunk image from 19432 should take about 12 minutes. At the moment, it hits the 20-minutes marker. On my local machine, it just took about 40 minutes.

On the bright side, there are no "NetworkErrors" or other things. Code loading works. It is just kind of slow.

Am 02.05.2022 18:10:42 schrieb Chris Muller <ma.chris.m at gmail.com>:
Okay, it is catching back up on recovering a bunch of versions since
last March and code loading would be in competition with that. I
might have to consider a different design yet. But it should clear up
pretty soon, although it looks like it's currently doing VMMaker which
are large Version objects. I *thought* I was only indexing the
Versions in 'trunk', but now I can't find where I restricted that.

I'll keep my eye on it. Thanks for your patience. Let me know if it
gets too broken, I can always turn off the indexing again.

On Mon, May 2, 2022 at 10:42 AM Chris Muller wrote:
> Hi Marcel,
> I didn't know about --headless, I had always used "-vm display=none",
> but now I've changed it to -vm-display-null which seems to be working
> with that 20220419 vm. I suppose we have about 3 different ways to
> launch in headless mode.
> That's strange about the builds. I can't think of anything that would
> be slowing down code loading, except I am seeing the VM using a lot of
> CPU right now when I don't think it should be. I just bounced it and
> now I see a process called "driveclient" using about half the CPU, and
> the server is not back up. Checking...
> On Mon, May 2, 2022 at 3:55 AM Marcel Taeumel wrote:
> >
> > Hi Chris --
> >
> > Thanks for upgrading our backend to Squeak 5.3! Note that the --headless mode in the 20220419 VM is not working. We will do another RC for that. The bug itself got already fixed [2]. Squeak-ffi tests also show the code-loading issue [3].
> >
> > Hmmm... access to source.squeak.org is flakey again. squeak-app builds [1] are not running through because code loading times out.
> >
> > Can you see from the logs what is happening?
> >
> > Best,
> > Marcel
> >
> > [1] https://github.com/squeak-smalltalk/squeak-app/actions
> > [2] https://github.com/OpenSmalltalk/opensmalltalk-vm/commit/2d7105db755928fd90823d264fc64e17b1c57ad4
> > [3] https://github.com/marceltaeumel/squeak-ffi/actions
> >
> >
> > Am 02.05.2022 03:42:46 schrieb Chris Muller :
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Revision history is working in the IDE again. The SqueakSource instance behind source.squeak.org has been upgraded to Squeak 5.3 and the 20220419 vm, and now requires less RAM thanks to some design optimizations.
> >
> > - Chris
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