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From: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com>
To: git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Jeff King <peff@peff.net>,
	Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason  <avarab@gmail.com>
Subject: [PATCH 4/4] Why is "git tag --contains" so slow?
Date: Sat, 11 Jun 2011 19:04:11 +0000
Message-ID: <1307819051-25748-5-git-send-email-avarab@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1307819051-25748-1-git-send-email-avarab@gmail.com>

From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>

On Mon, Jul 05, 2010 at 08:27:23AM -0400, Jeff King wrote:

> As you probably guessed from the specificity of the number, I wrote a
> short program to actually traverse and find the worst skew. It takes
> about 5 seconds to run (unsurprisingly, since it is doing the same full
> traversal that we end up doing in the above numbers). So we could
> "autoskew" by setting up the configuration on clone, and then
> periodically updating it as part of "git gc".

This patch doesn't implement auto-detection of skew, but is the program
I used to calculate, and would provide the basis for such
auto-detection. It would be interesting to see average skew numbers for
popular repositories. You can run it as "git skew --all".

Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
---
 .gitignore     |    1 +
 Makefile       |    1 +
 builtin.h      |    1 +
 builtin/skew.c |   50 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 git.c          |    1 +
 5 files changed, 54 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 builtin/skew.c

diff --git a/.gitignore b/.gitignore
index acffdfa..503ef8b 100644
--- a/.gitignore
+++ b/.gitignore
@@ -137,6 +137,7 @@
 /git-show-branch
 /git-show-index
 /git-show-ref
+/git-skew
 /git-stage
 /git-stash
 /git-status
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index e40ac0c..4ba5542 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -763,6 +763,7 @@ BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/send-pack.o
 BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/shortlog.o
 BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/show-branch.o
 BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/show-ref.o
+BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/skew.o
 BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/stripspace.o
 BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/symbolic-ref.o
 BUILTIN_OBJS += builtin/tag.o
diff --git a/builtin.h b/builtin.h
index 0e9da90..0be47ca 100644
--- a/builtin.h
+++ b/builtin.h
@@ -143,5 +143,6 @@ extern int cmd_verify_pack(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
 extern int cmd_show_ref(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
 extern int cmd_pack_refs(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
 extern int cmd_replace(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
+extern int cmd_skew(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix);
 
 #endif
diff --git a/builtin/skew.c b/builtin/skew.c
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..1046f5f
--- /dev/null
+++ b/builtin/skew.c
@@ -0,0 +1,50 @@
+#include "cache.h"
+#include "commit.h"
+#include "diff.h"
+#include "revision.h"
+
+unsigned long worst_skew = 0;
+
+static void check_skew_recurse(struct commit *c, unsigned long when)
+{
+	struct commit_list *p;
+
+	if (c->object.flags & SEEN)
+		return;
+	c->object.flags |= SEEN;
+
+	if (parse_commit(c) < 0)
+		return;
+
+	if (c->date > when) {
+		unsigned long skew = c->date - when;
+		if (skew > worst_skew)
+			worst_skew = skew;
+	}
+
+	for (p = c->parents; p; p = p->next)
+		check_skew_recurse(p->item, c->date < when ? c->date : when);
+}
+
+static void check_skew(struct commit *c)
+{
+	check_skew_recurse(c, time(NULL));
+}
+
+int cmd_skew(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix) {
+	struct rev_info revs;
+	int i;
+
+	git_config(git_default_config, NULL);
+	init_revisions(&revs, prefix);
+	argc = setup_revisions(argc, argv, &revs, NULL);
+
+	for (i = 0; i < revs.pending.nr; i++) {
+		struct object *o = revs.pending.objects[i].item;
+		if (o->type == OBJ_COMMIT)
+			check_skew((struct commit *)o);
+	}
+
+	printf("%lu\n", worst_skew);
+	return 0;
+}
diff --git a/git.c b/git.c
index 89721d4..2404bf3 100644
--- a/git.c
+++ b/git.c
@@ -434,6 +434,7 @@ static void handle_internal_command(int argc, const char **argv)
 		{ "version", cmd_version },
 		{ "whatchanged", cmd_whatchanged, RUN_SETUP },
 		{ "write-tree", cmd_write_tree, RUN_SETUP },
+		{ "skew", cmd_skew, RUN_SETUP },
 	};
 	int i;
 	static const char ext[] = STRIP_EXTENSION;
-- 
1.7.5.3

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Thread overview: 28+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-06-11 19:04 [PATCH 0/4] Speed up git tag --contains Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2011-06-11 19:04 ` [PATCH 1/4] tag: speed up --contains calculation Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2011-06-11 19:04 ` [PATCH 2/4] limit "contains" traversals based on commit timestamp Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2011-06-11 19:04 ` [PATCH 3/4] default core.clockskew variable to one day Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2011-06-11 19:04 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason [this message]
2011-07-06  6:40 ` [PATCH 0/4] Speed up git tag --contains Jeff King
2011-07-06  6:54   ` Jeff King
2011-07-06 19:06     ` Clemens Buchacher
2011-07-06  6:56   ` Jonathan Nieder
2011-07-06  7:03     ` Jeff King
2011-07-06 14:26       ` generation numbers (was: [PATCH 0/4] Speed up git tag --contains) Jakub Narebski
2011-07-06 15:01         ` Ted Ts'o
2011-07-06 18:12           ` Jeff King
2011-07-06 18:46             ` Jakub Narebski
2011-07-07 18:59               ` Jeff King
2011-07-07 19:34                 ` generation numbers Junio C Hamano
2011-07-07 20:31                   ` Jakub Narebski
2011-07-07 20:52                     ` A Large Angry SCM
2011-07-08  0:29                       ` Junio C Hamano
2011-07-08 22:57                   ` Jeff King
2011-07-06 23:22             ` Junio C Hamano
2011-07-07 19:08               ` Jeff King
2011-07-07 20:10                 ` Jakub Narebski
2018-01-12 18:56   ` [PATCH 0/4] Speed up git tag --contains csilvers
2018-03-03  5:15     ` Jeff King
2018-03-08 23:05       ` csilvers
2018-03-12 13:45       ` Derrick Stolee
2018-03-12 23:59         ` Jeff King

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