guix download file:// fails with a ~2 GB file on i686

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Mark H Weaver wrote on 22 Jul 2016 19:19
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On my i686 GuixSD machine, the following command consistently fails:
mhw@jojen:~$ guix download file:///home/mhw/texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz guix download: error: sendfile: Broken pipe
The file is 2071190200 bytes, which is about 73 MiB less than 2 GiB.I have 2 GiB of RAM and 4 GiB of swap.
My guix client is v0.10.0-1899-g0f971a0. My guix-daemon is 0.10.0.
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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 24 Jul 2016 16:03
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Mark H Weaver wrote on 30 Jul 2016 06:18
Re: bug#24053: guix download file:// fails with a ~2 GB file on i686
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Mark H Weaver <mhw@netris.org> writes:
Toggle quote (10 lines)> On my i686 GuixSD machine, the following command consistently fails:>> mhw@jojen:~$ guix download file:///home/mhw/texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz> guix download: error: sendfile: Broken pipe>> The file is 2071190200 bytes, which is about 73 MiB less than 2 GiB.> I have 2 GiB of RAM and 4 GiB of swap.>> My guix client is v0.10.0-1899-g0f971a0. My guix-daemon is 0.10.0.
I tried adding the same file using 'add-to-store' directly from theREPL. 'guile' exited with status code 141, without printing an errormessage:
Toggle snippet (18 lines)mhw@jojen:~$ guix/pre-inst-env guileGNU Guile 2.0.11Copyright (C) 1995-2014 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
Guile comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `,show w'.This program is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute itunder certain conditions; type `,show c' for details.
Enter `,help' for help.scheme@(guile-user)> ,use (guix)scheme@(guile-user)> (define s (open-connection))scheme@(guile-user)> (add-to-store s "texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz" #f "sha256" "texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz")mhw@jojen:~$ echo $?141mhw@jojen:~$ ls -l texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz-rw-r--r-- 1 mhw mhw 2071190200 Jul 20 01:08 texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz
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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 30 Jul 2016 15:14
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Mark H Weaver <mhw@netris.org> skribis:
Toggle quote (6 lines)> scheme@(guile-user)> ,use (guix)> scheme@(guile-user)> (define s (open-connection))> scheme@(guile-user)> (add-to-store s "texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz" #f "sha256" "texlive-20160523b-texmf.tar.xz")> mhw@jojen:~$ echo $?> 141
(status:term-sig 141) = 13 (SIGPIPE), which makes sense: the daemon’schild process at the other end received SIGKILL due to an OOM condition.
We don’t see that from the CLI because commands ignore SIGPIPE (see‘initialize-guix’ in (guix ui)).
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