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From: Taylor Blau <me@ttaylorr.com>
To: Derrick Stolee <stolee@gmail.com>
Cc: aee0ae56-3395-6848-d573-27a318d72755@gmail.com, jnareb@gmail.com,
	abhishekkumar8222@gmail.com, git@vger.kernel.org,
	me@ttaylorr.com, gitgitgadget@gmail.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/10] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk
Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:58:39 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200811185839.GA34058@syl.lan> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3c053281-f5af-1ac8-75ef-9eb8ce4f539d@gmail.com>

On Tue, Aug 11, 2020 at 08:27:41AM -0400, Derrick Stolee wrote:
> On 8/11/2020 7:03 AM, Abhishek Kumar wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 10, 2020 at 12:28:10PM -0400, Derrick Stolee wrote:
> >> Patches 5-7 could perhaps be reorganized as follows:
> >>
> >>   i. commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number, as-is.
> >>
> >>  ii. Add a topo_level slab that is parsed from CDAT. Modify
> >>      compute_generation_numbers() to populate this value and modify
> >>      write_graph_chunk_data() to read this value. Simultaneously
> >>      populate the "generation" member with the same value.
> >>
> >> iii. "commit-graph: implement corrected commit date" without any GDAT
> >>      chunk interaction. Make sure the algorithm in
> >>      compute_generation_numbers() walks commits if either topo_level or
> >>      generation are unset. There is a trick here: the generation value
> >>      _is_ set if the commit is parsed from the existing commit-graph!
> >>      Is this case covered by the existing logic to not write GDAT when
> >>      writing a split commit-graph file with a base that does not have
> >>      GDAT? Note that the non-split case does not load the commit-graph
> >>      for parsing, so the interesting case is "--split-replace". Worth
> >>      a test (after we write the GDAT chunk), which you have in "commit-graph:
> >>      handle mixed generation commit chains".
> >>
> >
> > Right, so at the end of this patch we compute corrected commit dates but
> > don't write them to graph file.
> >
> > Although, writing ii. and iii. together in the same patch makes more
> > sense to me. Would it be hard to follow for someone who has no context
> > of this discussion?
>
> It is always easier to combine two patches than to split one into two.
>
> With that in mind, I recommend starting with a split version and then
> seeing how each patch looks. I think that these are "independent enough"
> ideas that justify the separate patches.
>
> >>  iv. This patch, introducing the chunk and the read/write logic.
> >>
> >>   v. Add the remaining patches.
> >>
> >> Again, this is a complicated patch-reorganization. The hope is that
> >> the end result is something that is easy to review as well as something
> >> that produces an as-sane-as-possible history for future bisecters.
> >>
> >> Perhaps other reviewers have similar feelings, or can say that I am
> >> being too picky.
> >>
> >
> > I can see how the reorganization helps us avoid a rather nasty
> > situation to be in. Should not be too hard to reorganize.
>
> I hope not. Hopefully you get some more review on this version
> before jumping in on such a big reorg (in case someone else has
> a different opinion).

I think the direction makes sense. We should avoid having the dummy
implementation of the GDAT chunk in the interim if at all possible (and
it seems like it is). What Stolee is proposing is what I'd suggest, too.

Please let us know if you need any help restructuring these patches.
Please make sure to give them a careful review since it is easy to move
a hunk into the wrong commit, or let a detail in the patch text become
out-of-date. Looking over "git log -p origin/master..HEAD" and "git
rebase -x make -j8 DEVELOPER=1 test' origin/master" never hurts ;).

> Thanks,
> -Stolee

Thanks,
Taylor

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-11 18:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 211+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-28  9:13 [PATCH 0/6] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28  9:13 ` [PATCH 1/6] commit-graph: fix regression when computing bloom filter Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28 15:28   ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-30  5:24     ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-04  0:46   ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-04  0:56     ` Taylor Blau
2020-08-04 10:10       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-04  7:55     ` Jakub Narębski
2020-07-28  9:13 ` [PATCH 2/6] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28 13:00   ` Derrick Stolee
2020-07-28 15:30     ` Taylor Blau
2020-08-05 23:16   ` Jakub Narębski
2020-07-28  9:13 ` [PATCH 3/6] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28 13:14   ` Derrick Stolee
2020-07-28 15:19     ` René Scharfe
2020-07-28 15:58       ` Derrick Stolee
2020-07-28 16:01     ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-30  6:07     ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-07-28  9:13 ` [PATCH 4/6] commit-graph: consolidate compare_commits_by_gen Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28 16:03   ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-28  9:13 ` [PATCH 5/6] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28 16:12   ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-30  6:52     ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-07-28  9:13 ` [PATCH 6/6] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date offset Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-07-28 15:55   ` Derrick Stolee
2020-07-28 16:23     ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-30  7:27     ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-07-28 14:54 ` [PATCH 0/6] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Taylor Blau
2020-07-30  7:47   ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-07-28 16:35 ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-09  2:53 ` [PATCH v2 00/10] " Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 01/10] commit-graph: fix regression when computing bloom filter Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 02/10] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 03/10] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 04/10] commit-graph: consolidate compare_commits_by_gen Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 05/10] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-10 16:28     ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-11 11:03       ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-11 12:27         ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-11 18:58           ` Taylor Blau [this message]
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 06/10] commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 07/10] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-10 14:23     ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-14  4:59       ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-14 12:24         ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 08/10] commit-graph: handle mixed generation commit chains Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-10 16:42     ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-11 11:36       ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-11 12:43         ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 09/10] commit-reach: use corrected commit dates in paint_down_to_common() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-09  2:53   ` [PATCH v2 10/10] doc: add corrected commit date info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-10 16:47   ` [PATCH v2 00/10] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Derrick Stolee
2020-08-15 16:39   ` [PATCH v3 00/11] " Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 01/11] commit-graph: fix regression when computing bloom filter Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-17 22:30       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 02/11] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-18 14:18       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 03/11] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-19 17:54       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-21  4:11         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-25 11:11           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-01 11:35             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 04/11] commit-graph: consolidate compare_commits_by_gen Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-17 13:22       ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-21 11:05       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 05/11] commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-21 13:14       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-25  5:04         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-25 12:18           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-01 12:06             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-09-03 13:42               ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-05 17:21                 ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-09-13 15:39                   ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-28 21:48                     ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-05  5:25                       ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 06/11] commit-graph: add a slab to store topological levels Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-21 18:43       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-25  6:14         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-25  7:33           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-25  7:56             ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-01 10:26               ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-09-03  9:25                 ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 07/11] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-22  0:05       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-25  6:49         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-25 10:07           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-01 11:01             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 08/11] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-22 13:09       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 09/11] commit-graph: use generation v2 only if entire chain does Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-22 17:14       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-26  7:15         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-26 10:38           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 10/11] commit-reach: use corrected commit dates in paint_down_to_common() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-22 19:09       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-09-01 10:08         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-09-03 19:11           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-15 16:39     ` [PATCH v3 11/11] doc: add corrected commit date info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-08-22 22:20       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-27  6:39         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-27 12:43           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-27 13:15           ` Derrick Stolee
2020-09-01 13:01             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-17  0:13     ` [PATCH v3 00/11] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Jakub Narębski
     [not found]       ` <CANQwDwdKp7oKy9BeKdvKhwPUiq0R5MS8TCw-eWGCYCoMGv=G-g@mail.gmail.com>
2020-08-17  1:32         ` Fwd: " Taylor Blau
2020-08-17  7:56           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-18  6:12       ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-08-23 15:27       ` Jakub Narębski
2020-08-24  2:49         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-10-07 14:09     ` [PATCH v4 00/10] " Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 01/10] commit-graph: fix regression when computing Bloom filters Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-24 23:16         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-25 20:58           ` Taylor Blau
2020-11-03  5:36             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 02/10] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-24 23:41         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 03/10] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-25 10:52         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-27  6:33           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 04/10] commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-25 13:48         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-03  6:40           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 05/10] commit-graph: add a slab to store topological levels Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-25 22:17         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 06/10] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-27 18:53         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-03 11:44           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-11-04 16:45             ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-05 14:05               ` Philip Oakley
2020-11-05 18:22                 ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-06 18:26                   ` Extending and updating gitglossary (was: Re: [PATCH v4 06/10] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date) Jakub Narębski
2020-11-06 19:33                     ` Extending and updating gitglossary Junio C Hamano
2020-11-08 17:23                     ` Extending and updating gitglossary (was: Re: [PATCH v4 06/10] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date) Philip Oakley
2020-11-10  1:35                       ` Extending and updating gitglossary Jakub Narębski
2020-11-10 14:04                         ` Philip Oakley
2020-11-10 23:52                           ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 07/10] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-10-30 12:45         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-06 11:25           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-11-06 17:56             ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 08/10] commit-graph: use generation v2 only if entire chain does Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-11-01  0:55         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-12 10:01           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-11-13  9:59             ` Jakub Narębski
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 09/10] commit-reach: use corrected commit dates in paint_down_to_common() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-11-03 17:59         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-03 18:19           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-11-20 10:33           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-10-07 14:09       ` [PATCH v4 10/10] doc: add corrected commit date info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-11-04  1:37         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-11-21  6:30           ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-11-04 23:37       ` [PATCH v4 00/10] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Jakub Narębski
2020-11-22  5:31         ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-12-28 11:15       ` [PATCH v5 00/11] " Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:15         ` [PATCH v5 01/11] commit-graph: fix regression when computing Bloom filters Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-30  1:35           ` Derrick Stolee
2021-01-08  5:45             ` Abhishek Kumar
2021-01-05  9:45           ` SZEDER Gábor
2021-01-05  9:47             ` SZEDER Gábor
2021-01-08  5:51             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-12-28 11:15         ` [PATCH v5 02/11] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 03/11] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 04/11] t6600-test-reach: generalize *_three_modes Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 05/11] commit-graph: add a slab to store topological levels Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 06/11] commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 07/11] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-30  1:53           ` Derrick Stolee
2021-01-10 12:21             ` Abhishek Kumar
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 08/11] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 09/11] commit-graph: use generation v2 only if entire chain does Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-30  3:23           ` Derrick Stolee
2021-01-10 13:13             ` Abhishek Kumar
2021-01-11 12:43               ` Derrick Stolee
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 10/11] commit-reach: use corrected commit dates in paint_down_to_common() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-28 11:16         ` [PATCH v5 11/11] doc: add corrected commit date info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2020-12-30  4:35         ` [PATCH v5 00/11] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Derrick Stolee
2021-01-10 14:06           ` Abhishek Kumar
2021-01-16 18:11         ` [PATCH v6 " Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 01/11] commit-graph: fix regression when computing Bloom filters Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 02/11] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 03/11] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 04/11] t6600-test-reach: generalize *_three_modes Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 05/11] commit-graph: add a slab to store topological levels Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 06/11] commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 07/11] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 08/11] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 09/11] commit-graph: use generation v2 only if entire chain does Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 10/11] commit-reach: use corrected commit dates in paint_down_to_common() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-16 18:11           ` [PATCH v6 11/11] doc: add corrected commit date info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-01-27  0:04             ` SZEDER Gábor
2021-01-30  5:29               ` Abhishek Kumar
2021-01-31  1:45                 ` Taylor Blau
2021-01-18 21:04           ` [PATCH v6 00/11] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Derrick Stolee
2021-01-18 22:00             ` Taylor Blau
2021-01-23 12:11               ` Abhishek Kumar
2021-01-19  0:02             ` Junio C Hamano
2021-01-23 12:07             ` Abhishek Kumar
2021-02-01  6:58           ` [PATCH v7 " Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 01/11] commit-graph: fix regression when computing Bloom filters Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 02/11] revision: parse parent in indegree_walk_step() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 03/11] commit-graph: consolidate fill_commit_graph_info Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 04/11] t6600-test-reach: generalize *_three_modes Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 05/11] commit-graph: add a slab to store topological levels Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 06/11] commit-graph: return 64-bit generation number Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 07/11] commit-graph: document generation number v2 Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 08/11] commit-graph: implement corrected commit date Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 09/11] commit-graph: implement generation data chunk Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 10/11] commit-graph: use generation v2 only if entire chain does Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01  6:58             ` [PATCH v7 11/11] commit-reach: use corrected commit dates in paint_down_to_common() Abhishek Kumar via GitGitGadget
2021-02-01 13:14             ` [PATCH v7 00/11] [GSoC] Implement Corrected Commit Date Derrick Stolee
2021-02-01 18:26               ` Junio C Hamano

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