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From: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
To: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] repack: enable bitmaps by default on bare repos
Date: Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:51:33 +0000
Message-ID: <20190313015133.n7f7lyujnlwfytre@dcvr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190312104954.GA2023@sigill.intra.peff.net>

Jeff King <peff@peff.net> wrote:
> OK. I still think of bitmaps as something that might need manual care
> and feeding, but I think that may be leftover superstition. I can't
> offhand think of any real downsides to this.

It's a _relatively_ new feature to long-time users like us, so
maybe the "new == immature" mindset sets in[*].  I skimmed some
mail archives but couldn't find any reason not to...

But I did find Ævar's forgotten gitperformance doc and thread
where the topic was brought up:

  https://public-inbox.org/git/20170403211644.26814-1-avarab@gmail.com/

> On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 03:13:03AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
> > @@ -343,11 +343,15 @@ int cmd_repack(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
> >  	    (unpack_unreachable || (pack_everything & LOOSEN_UNREACHABLE)))
> >  		die(_("--keep-unreachable and -A are incompatible"));
> >  
> > +	if (!(pack_everything & ALL_INTO_ONE)) {
> > +		if (write_bitmaps > 0)
> > +			die(_(incremental_bitmap_conflict_error));
> > +	} else if (write_bitmaps < 0) {
> > +		write_bitmaps = is_bare_repository();
> > +	}
> 
> Might it be easier here to always resolve "-1" into a 0/1? I.e., like:
> 
>   if (write_bitmaps < 0)
> 	write_bitmaps = (pack_everything & ALL_INTO_ONE) && is_bare_repository();
> 
> and then the rest of the logic can stay the same, and does not need to
> be modified to handle "write_bitmaps < 0"?

Good point, changed in v2.

> > +test_expect_success 'bitmaps are created by default in bare repos' '
> > +	git clone --bare .git bare.git &&
> > +	cd bare.git &&
> 
> Please don't "cd" outside of a subshell, since it impacts further tests
> that are added.

Oops, I got it into my head that each test was already run in a
separate subshell :x  Fixed.

> > +	mkdir old &&
> > +	mv objects/pack/* old &&
> > +	pack=$(ls old/*.pack) &&
> 
> Are we sure we have just done $pack here? Our repo came from a
> local-disk clone, which would have just hard-linked whatever was in the
> source repo. So we're subtly relying on the state that other tests have
> left.
> 
> I'm not sure what we're trying to accomplish with this unpacking,
> though. Running "git repack -ad" should generate bitmaps whether the
> objects were already in a single pack or not. So I think this test can
> just be:

Right, I forgot "repack -a" didn't need loose objects to operate :x

> I do agree with Ævar it might also be worth testing that disabling
> bitmaps explicitly still works. And also that repacking _without_ "-a"
> (i.e., an incremental) does not complain about being unable to generate
> bitmaps.

Yup, now with additional tests for repack.writeBitmaps=false,
repack (w/o "-a") and a config/repack.txt update

------------8<---------
Subject: [PATCH] repack: enable bitmaps by default on bare repos

A typical use case for bare repos is for serving clones and
fetches to clients.  Enable bitmaps by default on bare repos to
make it easier for admins to host git repos in a performant way.

Signed-off-by: Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>
Helped-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
---
 Documentation/config/repack.txt |  2 +-
 builtin/repack.c                |  5 ++++-
 t/t7700-repack.sh               | 19 ++++++++++++++++++-
 3 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/config/repack.txt b/Documentation/config/repack.txt
index a5c37813fd..9c413e177e 100644
--- a/Documentation/config/repack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/config/repack.txt
@@ -24,4 +24,4 @@ repack.writeBitmaps::
 	packs created for clones and fetches, at the cost of some disk
 	space and extra time spent on the initial repack.  This has
 	no effect if multiple packfiles are created.
-	Defaults to false.
+	Defaults to true on bare repos, false otherwise.
diff --git a/builtin/repack.c b/builtin/repack.c
index 67f8978043..caca113927 100644
--- a/builtin/repack.c
+++ b/builtin/repack.c
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@
 
 static int delta_base_offset = 1;
 static int pack_kept_objects = -1;
-static int write_bitmaps;
+static int write_bitmaps = -1;
 static int use_delta_islands;
 static char *packdir, *packtmp;
 
@@ -343,6 +343,9 @@ int cmd_repack(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
 	    (unpack_unreachable || (pack_everything & LOOSEN_UNREACHABLE)))
 		die(_("--keep-unreachable and -A are incompatible"));
 
+	if (write_bitmaps < 0)
+		write_bitmaps = (pack_everything & ALL_INTO_ONE) &&
+				 is_bare_repository();
 	if (pack_kept_objects < 0)
 		pack_kept_objects = write_bitmaps;
 
diff --git a/t/t7700-repack.sh b/t/t7700-repack.sh
index 6162e2a8e6..6458286dcf 100755
--- a/t/t7700-repack.sh
+++ b/t/t7700-repack.sh
@@ -221,5 +221,22 @@ test_expect_success 'repack --keep-pack' '
 	)
 '
 
-test_done
+test_expect_success 'bitmaps are created by default in bare repos' '
+	git clone --bare .git bare.git &&
+	git -C bare.git repack -ad &&
+	bitmap=$(ls bare.git/objects/pack/*.bitmap) &&
+	test_path_is_file "$bitmap"
+'
+
+test_expect_success 'incremental repack does not complain' '
+	git -C bare.git repack -q 2>repack.err &&
+	! test -s repack.err
+'
 
+test_expect_success 'bitmaps can be disabled on bare repos' '
+	git -c repack.writeBitmaps=false -C bare.git repack -ad &&
+	bitmap=$(ls bare.git/objects/pack/*.bitmap 2>/dev/null || :) &&
+	test -z "$bitmap"
+'
+
+test_done
-- 
EW

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 41+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-02-14  4:31 [PATCH 0/3] some prune optimizations Jeff King
2019-02-14  4:35 ` [PATCH 1/3] prune: lazily perform reachability traversal Jeff King
2019-02-14 10:54   ` Eric Sunshine
2019-02-14 11:07     ` Jeff King
2019-02-14  4:37 ` [PATCH 2/3] prune: use bitmaps for " Jeff King
2019-03-09  2:49   ` bitmaps by default? [was: prune: use bitmaps for reachability traversal] Eric Wong
2019-03-10 23:39     ` Jeff King
2019-03-12  3:13       ` [PATCH] repack: enable bitmaps by default on bare repos Eric Wong
2019-03-12  9:07         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-03-12 10:49         ` Jeff King
2019-03-12 12:05           ` Jeff King
2019-03-13  1:51           ` Eric Wong [this message]
2019-03-13 14:54             ` Jeff King
2019-03-14  9:12               ` [PATCH v3] " Eric Wong
2019-03-14 16:02                 ` Jeff King
2019-03-15  6:21                   ` [PATCH 0/2] enable bitmap hash-cache by default Jeff King
2019-03-15  6:22                     ` [PATCH 1/2] t5310: correctly remove bitmaps for jgit test Jeff King
2019-03-15 13:25                       ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-03-15 18:36                         ` Jeff King
2019-03-15  6:25                     ` [PATCH 2/2] pack-objects: default to writing bitmap hash-cache Jeff King
2019-04-09 15:10                 ` [PATCH v3] repack: enable bitmaps by default on bare repos Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-04-10 22:57                   ` Jeff King
2019-04-25  7:16                     ` Junio C Hamano
2019-05-04  1:37                       ` Jeff King
2019-05-04  6:52                         ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-04 13:23                           ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-05-08 20:17                             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-09  4:24                               ` Junio C Hamano
2019-05-07  7:45                           ` Jeff King
2019-05-07  8:12                             ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08  7:11                               ` Jeff King
2019-05-08 14:20                                 ` Derrick Stolee
2019-05-08 16:13                                 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08 22:25                                   ` Jeff King
2019-04-15 15:00   ` [PATCH 2/3] prune: use bitmaps for reachability traversal Derrick Stolee
2019-04-18 19:49     ` Jeff King
2019-04-18 20:08       ` [PATCH] t5304: add a test for pruning with bitmaps Jeff King
2019-04-20  1:01         ` Derrick Stolee
2019-04-20  3:24           ` Jeff King
2019-04-20 21:01             ` Derrick Stolee
2019-02-14  4:38 ` [PATCH 3/3] prune: check SEEN flag for reachability Jeff King

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