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From: Jakub Narebski <jnareb@gmail.com>
To: "Jeff King via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, "Derrick Stolee" <stolee@gmail.com>,
	"SZEDER Gábor" <szeder.dev@gmail.com>,
	"Jonathan Tan" <jonathantanmy@google.com>,
	"Jeff Hostetler" <jeffhost@microsoft.com>,
	"Taylor Blau" <me@ttaylorr.com>, "Jeff King" <peff@peff.net>,
	"Garima Singh" <garimasigit@gmail.com>,
	"Christian Couder" <christian.couder@gmail.com>,
	"Emily Shaffer" <emilyshaffer@gmail.com>,
	"Junio C Hamano" <gitster@pobox.com>,
	"Garima Singh" <garima.singh@microsoft.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/11] commit-graph: examine changed-path objects in pack order
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 18:59:31 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <86k14jkc8s.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <78e8e49c3a1131ffacf660603de60729b3dbadc9.1580943390.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com> (Jeff King via GitGitGadget's message of "Wed, 05 Feb 2020 22:56:24 +0000")

"Jeff King via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com> writes:

> From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
>
> Looking at the diff of commit objects in pack order is much faster than
> in sha1 order, as it gives locality to the access of tree deltas

Nitpick: should we still say sha1 order?  Git is still using SHA-1 as an
*oid*, but hopefully soon it will be transitioning to NewHash = SHA-256.
(No need to change anything.)

> (whereas sha1 order is effectively random). Unfortunately the
> commit-graph code sorts the commits (several times, sometimes as an oid
> and sometimes a pointer-to-commit), and we ultimately traverse in sha1
> order.

Actually, commit-graph code needs write_commit_graph_context.commits.list
to be in lexicographical order to be able to turn position in graph into
reference to a commit.  The information about the parents of the commit
are stored using positional references within the graph file.

>
> Instead, let's remember the position at which we see each commit, and
> traverse in that order when looking at bloom filters. This drops my time
> for "git commit-graph write --changed-paths" in linux.git from ~4
> minutes to ~1.5 minutes.

Nitpick: with reordering of patches (which I think is otherwise a good
thing) this patch actually comes before the one adding "--changed-paths"
option to "git commit-graph write".  So it 'This would drop my time'
rather than 'This drops my time...' ;-)

>
> Probably the "--reachable" code path would want something similar.

Has anyone tried doing this?

>
> Or alternatively, we could use a different data structure (either a
> hash, or maybe even just a bit in "struct commit") to keep track of
> which oids we've seen, etc instead of sorting. And then we could keep
> the original order.

I think it is nice to keep those "what ifs?" thoughts in the commit
message.  They add some color.

>
> Signed-off-by: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
> Signed-off-by: Garima Singh <garima.singh@microsoft.com>
> ---
>  commit-graph.c | 34 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
>  1 file changed, 33 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/commit-graph.c b/commit-graph.c
> index 724bfcffc4..e125511a1c 100644
> --- a/commit-graph.c
> +++ b/commit-graph.c
> @@ -17,6 +17,7 @@
>  #include "replace-object.h"
>  #include "progress.h"
>  #include "bloom.h"
> +#include "commit-slab.h"
>  
>  #define GRAPH_SIGNATURE 0x43475048 /* "CGPH" */
>  #define GRAPH_CHUNKID_OIDFANOUT 0x4f494446 /* "OIDF" */
> @@ -46,6 +47,29 @@
>  /* Remember to update object flag allocation in object.h */
>  #define REACHABLE       (1u<<15)
>  
> +/* Keep track of the order in which commits are added to our list. */
> +define_commit_slab(commit_pos, int);
> +static struct commit_pos commit_pos = COMMIT_SLAB_INIT(1, commit_pos);
> +
> +static void set_commit_pos(struct repository *r, const struct object_id *oid)
> +{
> +	static int32_t max_pos;
> +	struct commit *commit = lookup_commit(r, oid);
> +
> +	if (!commit)
> +		return; /* should never happen, but be lenient */
> +
> +	*commit_pos_at(&commit_pos, commit) = max_pos++;
> +}

All right, that is nice and universal function.

> +
> +static int commit_pos_cmp(const void *va, const void *vb)
> +{
> +	const struct commit *a = *(const struct commit **)va;
> +	const struct commit *b = *(const struct commit **)vb;
> +	return commit_pos_at(&commit_pos, a) -
> +	       commit_pos_at(&commit_pos, b);
> +}

Hmmm... I wonder what would happen in commit_pos was not set (like
e.g. commit-graph commits not coming from the packfile).  Let's look up
the documenation...

commit_pos_at() returns a pointer to an int... why are we comparing
pointers and not values?  Shouldn't it be

  +	return *commit_pos_at(&commit_pos, a) -
  +	       *commit_pos_at(&commit_pos, b);


With commit_pos_at() the location to store the data is allocated as
necessary (if data for commit doesn't exists), and because we are using
xalloc() the *commit_pos_at() is 0-initialized.  This means that if
commits didn't come from the packfile, we sort all commits as being
equal.  Luckily we fix that in next patch.

> +
>  char *get_commit_graph_filename(const char *obj_dir)
>  {
>  	char *filename = xstrfmt("%s/info/commit-graph", obj_dir);
> @@ -1027,6 +1051,8 @@ static int add_packed_commits(const struct object_id *oid,
>  	oidcpy(&(ctx->oids.list[ctx->oids.nr]), oid);
>  	ctx->oids.nr++;
>  
> +	set_commit_pos(ctx->r, oid);
> +
>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> @@ -1147,6 +1173,7 @@ static void compute_bloom_filters(struct write_commit_graph_context *ctx)
>  {
>  	int i;
>  	struct progress *progress = NULL;
> +	struct commit **sorted_by_pos;

In the next patch in series we would sort commits by generation number
and creation data; shouldn't this variable name be more generic to
reflect this, for example just `sorted_commits` or `commits_sorted`?

>  
>  	load_bloom_filters();
>  
> @@ -1155,13 +1182,18 @@ static void compute_bloom_filters(struct write_commit_graph_context *ctx)
>  			_("Computing commit diff Bloom filters"),
>  			ctx->commits.nr);
>  
> +	ALLOC_ARRAY(sorted_by_pos, ctx->commits.nr);
> +	COPY_ARRAY(sorted_by_pos, ctx->commits.list, ctx->commits.nr);
> +	QSORT(sorted_by_pos, ctx->commits.nr, commit_pos_cmp);
> +

All right: allocate array, copy data, sort it.

We need to copy data because (what I think) we need commits in
lexicographical order to be able to turn the position in graph that
parents of a commit are stored as into the reference to this commit.

>  	for (i = 0; i < ctx->commits.nr; i++) {
> -		struct commit *c = ctx->commits.list[i];
> +		struct commit *c = sorted_by_pos[i];

All right: use sorted data.

>  		struct bloom_filter *filter = get_bloom_filter(ctx->r, c);
>  		ctx->total_bloom_filter_data_size += sizeof(uint64_t) * filter->len;
>  		display_progress(progress, i + 1);
>  	}
>  
> +	free(sorted_by_pos);

Can we free the slab data, i.e. call `clear_commit_pos(&commit_pos);`
here?  Otherwise we are leaking memory (well, except that finishing
command makes the operating system to free memory for us).

>  	stop_progress(&progress);
>  }

Best,
-- 
Jakub Narębski

  reply	other threads:[~2020-02-18 17:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 159+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-12-20 22:05 [PATCH 0/9] [RFC] Changed Paths Bloom Filters Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 1/9] commit-graph: add --changed-paths option to write Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-01 20:20   ` Jakub Narebski
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 2/9] commit-graph: write changed paths bloom filters Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2019-12-21 16:48   ` Philip Oakley
2020-01-06 18:44   ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-13 19:48     ` Garima Singh
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 3/9] commit-graph: use MAX_NUM_CHUNKS Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-07 12:19   ` Jakub Narebski
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 4/9] commit-graph: document bloom filter format Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-07 14:46   ` Jakub Narebski
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 5/9] commit-graph: write changed path bloom filters to commit-graph file Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-07 16:01   ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-14 15:14     ` Garima Singh
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 6/9] commit-graph: test commit-graph write --changed-paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-08  0:32   ` Jakub Narebski
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 7/9] commit-graph: reuse existing bloom filters during write Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-09 19:12   ` Jakub Narebski
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 8/9] revision.c: use bloom filters to speed up path based revision walks Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-11  0:27   ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-15  0:08     ` Garima Singh
2019-12-20 22:05 ` [PATCH 9/9] commit-graph: add GIT_TEST_COMMIT_GRAPH_BLOOM_FILTERS test flag Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-01-11 19:56   ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-15  0:55     ` Garima Singh
2019-12-20 22:14 ` [PATCH 0/9] [RFC] Changed Paths Bloom Filters Junio C Hamano
2019-12-22  9:26 ` Christian Couder
2019-12-22  9:38   ` Jeff King
2020-01-01 12:04     ` Jakub Narebski
2019-12-22  9:30 ` Jeff King
2019-12-22  9:32   ` [PATCH 1/3] commit-graph: examine changed-path objects in pack order Jeff King
2019-12-27 14:51     ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-29  6:12       ` Jeff King
2019-12-29  6:28         ` Jeff King
2019-12-30 14:37         ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-30 14:51           ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-22  9:32   ` [PATCH 2/3] commit-graph: free large diffs, too Jeff King
2019-12-27 14:52     ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-22  9:32   ` [PATCH 3/3] commit-graph: stop using full rev_info for diffs Jeff King
2019-12-27 14:53     ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-26 14:21   ` [PATCH 0/9] [RFC] Changed Paths Bloom Filters Derrick Stolee
2019-12-29  6:03     ` Jeff King
2019-12-27 16:11   ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-29  6:24     ` Jeff King
2019-12-30 16:04       ` Derrick Stolee
2019-12-30 17:02       ` Junio C Hamano
2019-12-31 16:45 ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-13 16:54   ` Garima Singh
2020-01-20 13:48     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-21 16:14       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-02 18:43         ` Jakub Narebski
2020-01-21 23:40 ` Emily Shaffer
2020-01-27 18:24   ` Garima Singh
2020-02-01 23:32   ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-05 22:56 ` [PATCH v2 00/11] " Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 01/11] commit-graph: use MAX_NUM_CHUNKS Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-09 12:39     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 02/11] bloom: core Bloom filter implementation for changed paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-15 17:17     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-16 16:49     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-22  0:32       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-23 13:38         ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-24 17:34           ` Garima Singh
2020-02-24 18:20             ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 03/11] diff: halt tree-diff early after max_changes Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2020-02-17  0:00     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-22  0:37       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 04/11] commit-graph: compute Bloom filters for changed paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-17 21:56     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-22  0:55       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-23 17:34         ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 05/11] commit-graph: examine changed-path objects in pack order Jeff King via GitGitGadget
2020-02-18 17:59     ` Jakub Narebski [this message]
2020-02-24 18:29       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 06/11] commit-graph: examine commits by generation number Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2020-02-19  0:32     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-24 20:45       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 07/11] commit-graph: write Bloom filters to commit graph file Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-19 15:13     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-24 21:14       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-25 11:40         ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-25 15:58           ` Garima Singh
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 08/11] commit-graph: reuse existing Bloom filters during write Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-20 18:48     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-24 21:45       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 09/11] commit-graph: add --changed-paths option to write subcommand Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-20 20:28     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-24 21:51       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-25 12:10         ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-20 22:10     ` Bryan Turner
2020-02-22  1:44       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 10/11] revision.c: use Bloom filters to speed up path based revision walks Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-21 17:31     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-21 22:45     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-05 22:56   ` [PATCH v2 11/11] commit-graph: add GIT_TEST_COMMIT_GRAPH_CHANGED_PATHS test flag Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-02-22  0:11     ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-07 13:52   ` [PATCH v2 00/11] Changed Paths Bloom Filters SZEDER Gábor
2020-02-07 15:09     ` Garima Singh
2020-02-07 15:36       ` Derrick Stolee
2020-02-07 16:15         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-02-07 16:33           ` Derrick Stolee
2020-02-11 19:08       ` Garima Singh
2020-02-08 23:04   ` Jakub Narebski
2020-02-21 17:41     ` Garima Singh
2020-03-29 18:36       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-03-30  0:31   ` [PATCH v3 00/16] " Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 01/16] commit-graph: define and use MAX_NUM_CHUNKS Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 02/16] bloom.c: add the murmur3 hash implementation Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 03/16] bloom.c: introduce core Bloom filter constructs Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 04/16] bloom.c: core Bloom filter implementation for changed paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 05/16] diff: halt tree-diff early after max_changes Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 06/16] commit-graph: compute Bloom filters for changed paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 07/16] commit-graph: examine changed-path objects in pack order Jeff King via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 08/16] commit-graph: examine commits by generation number Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 09/16] diff: skip batch object download when possible Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 10/16] commit-graph: write Bloom filters to commit graph file Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 11/16] commit-graph: reuse existing Bloom filters during write Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 12/16] commit-graph: add --changed-paths option to write subcommand Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 13/16] revision.c: use Bloom filters to speed up path based revision walks Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 14/16] revision.c: add trace2 stats around Bloom filter usage Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 15/16] t4216: add end to end tests for git log with Bloom filters Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-03-30  0:31     ` [PATCH v3 16/16] commit-graph: add GIT_TEST_COMMIT_GRAPH_CHANGED_PATHS test flag Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59     ` [PATCH v4 00/15] Changed Paths Bloom Filters Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 01/15] commit-graph: define and use MAX_NUM_CHUNKS Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 02/15] bloom.c: add the murmur3 hash implementation Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 03/15] bloom.c: introduce core Bloom filter constructs Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 04/15] bloom.c: core Bloom filter implementation for changed paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-06-27 15:53         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 05/15] diff: halt tree-diff early after max_changes Derrick Stolee via GitGitGadget
2020-08-04 14:47         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-08-04 16:25           ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-04 17:00             ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-08-04 17:31               ` Derrick Stolee
2020-08-05 17:08                 ` Derrick Stolee
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 06/15] commit-graph: compute Bloom filters for changed paths Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 07/15] commit-graph: examine changed-path objects in pack order Jeff King via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 08/15] commit-graph: examine commits by generation number Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 09/15] commit-graph: write Bloom filters to commit graph file Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-05-29  8:57         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-05-29 13:35           ` Derrick Stolee
2020-05-31 17:23             ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-07-09 17:00         ` [PATCH] commit-graph: fix "Writing out commit graph" progress counter SZEDER Gábor
2020-07-09 18:01           ` Derrick Stolee
2020-07-09 18:20             ` Derrick Stolee
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 10/15] commit-graph: reuse existing Bloom filters during write Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-06-19 14:02         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-06-19 19:28           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-27 21:33         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 11/15] commit-graph: add --changed-paths option to write subcommand Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-06-07 22:21         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 12/15] revision.c: use Bloom filters to speed up path based revision walks Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-06-26  6:34         ` SZEDER Gábor
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 13/15] revision.c: add trace2 stats around Bloom filter usage Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 14/15] t4216: add end to end tests for git log with Bloom filters Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-06 16:59       ` [PATCH v4 15/15] commit-graph: add GIT_TEST_COMMIT_GRAPH_CHANGED_PATHS test flag Garima Singh via GitGitGadget
2020-04-08 15:51       ` [PATCH v4 00/15] Changed Paths Bloom Filters Derrick Stolee
2020-04-08 19:21         ` Junio C Hamano
2020-04-08 20:05         ` Jakub Narębski
2020-04-12 20:34         ` Taylor Blau
2020-03-05 19:49 ` [PATCH 0/9] [RFC] " Garima Singh

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