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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@gmail.com>
Cc: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Eric Wong <e@80x24.org>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, SZEDER Gábor <szeder.dev@gmail.com>,
	Derrick Stolee <stolee@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3] repack: enable bitmaps by default on bare repos
Date: Wed, 8 May 2019 03:11:05 -0400
Message-ID: <20190508071105.GA14043@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8736lqisyx.fsf@evledraar.gmail.com>

On Tue, May 07, 2019 at 10:12:06AM +0200, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> > I think we'd want a way to tell the bitmap code to update our progress
> > meter as it traverses (both single objects, but also taking into account
> > when it finds a bitmap and then suddenly bumps the value by a large
> > amount).
> 
> Not splitting it will fix the progress bar stalling, so it fixes the
> problem that the user is wondering if the command is entirely hanging.
> 
> But I was hoping to give the user an idea of roughly where we're
> spending our time, e.g. so you can see how much the pack.useSparse
> setting is helping (or not).

Yeah, I think that's a bigger and more complicated problem. I admit that
my main annoyance is just the stall while we fill in the bitmaps (and
it's easy because the bitmap traversal is the same unit of work as a
regular traversal).

> So something where we report sub-progress as we go along, and perhaps
> print some brief summary at the end if it took long enough, e.g.:
> 
>     Enumerating Objects (X^1%) => Marking trees (Y^1%)
>     Enumerating Objects (X^2%) => Calculating bitmaps (Y^2%)
> 
> And at the end:
> 
>     Enumerating Objects (100%) in ~2m30s -- (~10s marking trees, ~2m10s bitmaps, ~10s other)
> 
> I.e. bringing the whole "nested" trace2 regions full circle with the
> progress bar where we could elect to trace/show some of that info, and
> then you could turn on some trace2 mode/verbose progress to see more.

I do wonder if this really needs to be part of the progress bar. The
goal of the progress bar is to give the user a sense that work is
happening, and (if possible, but not for "enumerating") an idea of when
it might finish. If the trace code can already do detailed timings, then
shouldn't we just be encouraging people to use that?

-Peff

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Thread overview: 57+ 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
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 [this message]
2019-05-08 14:20                                 ` Derrick Stolee
2019-05-08 16:13                                 ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-08 22:25                                   ` Jeff King
2019-05-23 11:30                     ` Jeff King
2019-05-23 12:53                       ` Derrick Stolee
2019-05-24  7:24                         ` Jeff King
2019-05-24 10:33                           ` Derrick Stolee
2019-05-23 19:26                       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-24  7:27                         ` Jeff King
2019-05-24  7:55                           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-24  8:26                             ` Jeff King
2019-05-24  9:01                               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-24  9:29                                 ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-05-24 11:17                                   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-24 11:41                                     ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-05-24 11:58                                       ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-24 12:34                                         ` SZEDER Gábor
2019-05-24 13:41                                           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2019-05-24 11:31                       ` [PATCH] pack-bitmap: look for an uninteresting bitmap Derrick Stolee
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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