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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Jakub Narębski" <jnareb@gmail.com>
Cc: Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@gmail.com>,
	Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: RFC: Enable delayed responses to Git clean/smudge filter requests
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:46:25 -0800
Message-ID: <xmqq37irouni.fsf@gitster.mtv.corp.google.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5eb682e8-13cb-67f2-a8a9-ec1fa1d139c6@gmail.com> ("Jakub =?utf-8?Q?Nar=C4=99bski=22's?= message of "Wed, 16 Nov 2016 23:41:57 +0100")

Jakub Narębski <jnareb@gmail.com> writes:

>> I intend to implement this feature only for the new long running filter
>> process protocol. OK with you?
>
> If I remember and understand it correctly, current version of long
> running process protocol processes files sequentially, one by one:
> git sends file to filter wholly, and receives response wholly.
>
> In the single-file filter case, git calls filter process as async
> task, in a separate thread, so that one thread feeds the filter,
> and main thread (I think?) reads from it, to avoid deadlocks.
>
> Couldn't something like this be done for long running filter process,
> via protocol extension?

My reading of the message you are responding to is that Lars means
doing so by "implement this feature".  Instead of returning the
filtered bytes, a new protocol lets his filter to say "No result yet
for you to process, ask me later".


  reply	other threads:[~2016-11-16 23:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-11-14 21:09 Lars Schneider
2016-11-15  1:03 ` Eric Wong
2016-11-15 14:29   ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-15 18:03     ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-16  9:53       ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-16 18:15         ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-16 18:47           ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-16 19:19             ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-16 22:41         ` Jakub Narębski
2016-11-16 23:46           ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2016-11-17  9:19             ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-24 15:45       ` Lars Schneider
2016-11-28 21:48         ` Junio C Hamano
2016-11-15 18:27     ` Eric Wong
2017-01-09 20:44 ` Stefan Beller
2017-01-11 12:57   ` Lars Schneider

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