[jira] [Updated] (SOLR-11087) Get rid of jar duplicates in release

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[jira] [Updated] (SOLR-11087) Get rid of jar duplicates in release

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     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-11087?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel ]

Jan Høydahl updated SOLR-11087:
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    Attachment: SOLR-11087.patch

First attempt on this, see patch

* Changes the build not to copy duplicate jars into dist/
* Webapp "dist" target copies solr-core and solr-solrj jars from build folders, not from dist
* {{dist}} target puts a {{README.md}} file in dist/, explaining where to find remaining files
* New {{bin/solr utils dist <path-to-folder>}} command that assembles a complete dist folder

The tarball created before this patch is 144Mb, and after 132Mb, which is a 12Mb (9%) reduction.

Todo:
* Test on Windows
* Update ref-guide
* Assess whether the change has other side effects (scripts, docs mm)

> Get rid of jar duplicates in release
> ------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SOLR-11087
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SOLR-11087
>             Project: Solr
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: Build
>            Reporter: Jan Høydahl
>             Fix For: master (8.0), 7.1
>
>         Attachments: SOLR-11087.patch
>
>
> Sub task of SOLR-6806
> The {{dist/}} folder contains many duplicate jar files, totalling 10,5M:
> {noformat}
> 4,6M   ./dist/solr-core-6.6.0.jar (WEB-INF/lib)
> 1,2M   ./dist/solr-solrj-6.6.0.jar (WEB-INF/lib)
> 4,7M   ./dist/solrj-lib/* (WEB-INF/lib and server/lib/ext)
> {noformat}
> The rest of the files in dist/ are contrib jars and test-framework.
> To weed out the duplicates and save 10,5M, we can simply add a {{dist/README.md}} file listing what jar files are located where. The file could also contain a bash one-liner to copy them to the dist folder. Another possibility is to ship the binary release tarball with symlinks in the dist folder, and advise people to use {{cp -RL dist mydist}} which will make a copy with the real files. Downside is that this won't work for ZIP archives that do not preserve symlinks, and neither on Windows.



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