10.7 buildbot disk space issues
Ruben Di Battista
rubendibattista at gmail.com
Thu Aug 15 09:08:25 UTC 2019
+1 for ncdu
On Thu, 15 Aug 2019, 11:00 Nils Breunese, <nils at breun.nl> wrote:
> > Christopher Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> >> I've previously used Grand Perspective to examine the disk space usage
> of the build machines and didn't see anything big, but it turns out Grand
> Perspective doesn't include items whose names begin with a period, and
> that's where the problem was: the .Spotlight-V100 directory on the 10.7
> builder was 36GiB the first time I looked and 26GiB the second time I
> looked, and on the 10.8 builder it was 16GiB. I've deleted the Spotlight
> indexes on all the builders and hopefully when they're done rebuilding
> they'll be smaller.
> > I wouldn’t use applications like that for this sort of thing, for that
> very reason. Then tend to try and be just a bit too clever for my tastes.
> > In the end, I tend to just rely on good old dumb ‘df -h’ …
> I’d recommend using ncdu for this. It’s a brilliant CLI tool to drill down
> when looking for what is using a lot of space and MacPorts has a port for
> it. ;o)
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