Package Details: bloop 1.4.8-1

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Package Base: bloop
Description: Bloop gives you fast edit/compile/test workflows for Scala.
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Keywords: build compilation developer scala server
Licenses: Apache
Submitter: TheElectronWill
Maintainer: TheElectronWill (jvican, bloopoid)
Last Packager: TheElectronWill
Votes: 11
Popularity: 0.000701
First Submitted: 2018-06-25 18:01
Last Updated: 2021-05-10 13:42

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TheElectronWill commented on 2020-05-19 12:36

This official package no longer includes the systemd service since it may cause issues with Bloop clients (cf. comments on PR #1284). It is now in a separate package bloop-systemd

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jypma commented on 2021-05-10 07:03

I was able to fairly easily make this install the latest 1.4.8 with a search/replace:

diff --git a/PKGBUILD b/PKGBUILD
index 1e82a28..824ca40 100644
@@ -1,22 +1,21 @@
 # Maintainer: Guillaume Raffin <>
 # Generator: Bloop release utilities <>
 pkgdesc="Bloop gives you fast edit/compile/test workflows for Scala."
 depends=('java-environment>=8' 'coursier>=2.0.0_RC6_13')
-source=('bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.6::' 'bloop-bash-1.4.6::' 'bloop-zsh-1.4.6::' 'bloop-fish-1.4.6::')
+source=('bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.8::' 'bloop-bash-1.4.8::' 'bloop-zsh-1.4.8::' 'bloop-fish-1.4.8::')
 build() {
   mkdir -p channel
-  mv "bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.6" "channel/bloop.json"
+  mv "bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.8" "channel/bloop.json"
   coursier install --install-dir "$srcdir" --default-channels=false --channel channel --only-prebuilt=true bloop

@@ -36,7 +35,7 @@ package() {
   ln -s /usr/lib/bloop/bloop "$pkgdir"/usr/bin/bloop

   # shell completion
-  install -Dm644 bloop-bash-1.4.6 "$pkgdir"/etc/bash_completion.d/bloop
-  install -Dm644 bloop-zsh-1.4.6 "$pkgdir"/usr/share/zsh/site-functions/_bloop
-  install -Dm644 bloop-fish-1.4.6 "$pkgdir"/usr/share/fish/vendor_completions.d/
+  install -Dm644 bloop-bash-1.4.8 "$pkgdir"/etc/bash_completion.d/bloop
+  install -Dm644 bloop-zsh-1.4.8 "$pkgdir"/usr/share/zsh/site-functions/_bloop
+  install -Dm644 bloop-fish-1.4.8 "$pkgdir"/usr/share/fish/vendor_completions.d/

TheElectronWill commented on 2020-05-19 12:36

This official package no longer includes the systemd service since it may cause issues with Bloop clients (cf. comments on PR #1284). It is now in a separate package bloop-systemd

TheElectronWill commented on 2020-05-17 21:29

@Musikolo There are also other things to fix so I've made a PR :-)

Musikolo commented on 2020-05-14 02:20

@TheElectronWill, for some reason, the checksum for bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.0 file failed to me:

==> Validating source files with sha256sums...
    bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.0 ... FAILED
    bloop-bash-1.4.0 ... Passed
    bloop-zsh-1.4.0 ... Passed
    bloop-fish-1.4.0 ... Passed
==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!
[musikolo@MyPc bloop]$ sha256sum bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.0 
1bf5f6b82f13fbccf3bfd75da59113529c95cf62b9249ed47e34e18f32dc410d  bloop-coursier-channel-1.4.0

Could you please look into?

Thank you!

kurnevsky commented on 2020-05-13 07:12

@bloopoid I don't get it - we have different clients (metals, sbt, cli) and only one server that shares the work between them. How do they negotiate the version of bloop server? Seems like I still have to install it manually and specify single version myself. Also in the release notes I see:

From now on, the recommended way to install bloop is through coursier install, only available in the latest coursier versions. It's recommended you upgrade to the latest.

So it's saying that it should be installed by coursier by myself. And if I still prefer arch package what's wrong with providing additional systemd service for it?

bloopoid commented on 2020-05-12 18:09

Systemd is no longer recommended because the version should be specified by the build client starting bloop, not by the server you have installed locally. There is no concept of installing the server anymore. Now, you only install the CLI client.

@isomarcte Your use of systemd is interesting. You can copy paste the systemd service file from the repo and install it yourself, as it won't be installed automatically by default

kurnevsky commented on 2020-05-12 13:02

@bloopoid But systemd service is still present in the repo: Why don't install it in the package phase, as it used to be?

mrzeznicki commented on 2020-05-12 12:40

@isomarcte Yeah, I rely on it too - I think it's still possible to create a systemd unit yourself execing bloop server but I can't check if server started this way is reused because, well, I can't run it

mrzeznicki commented on 2020-05-12 12:35


$ whereis bloop
bloop: /usr/bin/bloop /usr/lib/bloop
$ which bloop

isomarcte commented on 2020-05-12 12:17

@bloopoid I am also getting the sha256sum error.

Also, is there a recommended alternative to using the systemd service? Is the recommendation to just not run it as a user daemon? All I see in the referenced ticket from the release notes is this,

Formulas will no longer install systemd and brew services. We will keep them around in case people feel really strongly that they want to use them, but they will no longer be installed automatically and recommended.

I rely heavily on it, in concert with systemd.resource-control(5) to control memory usage of bloop. Lacking that, bloop+metals often takes up 50-75% of my system memory, e.g. 7-10GiB.