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From: Derrick Stolee <derrickstolee@github.com>
To: Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: newren@gmail.com, gitster@pobox.com, Victoria Dye <vdye@github.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/7] stash: merge applied stash with merge-ort
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2022 09:02:16 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <f2b4b885-b473-bea7-29e5-9e4f6002fc27@github.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <76f2a9e87223e1c1ebf2de6629c46bdf7ad326f1.1650908958.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com>

On 4/25/2022 1:49 PM, Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget wrote:
> From: Victoria Dye <vdye@github.com>
> 
> Change the merge function used in 'do_apply_stash()' from 'merge_recursive'
> to 'merge_ort_recursive'. In addition to aligning with the default merge
> strategy used by 'git merge' (6a5fb96672 (Change default merge backend from
> recursive to ort, 2021-08-04)), this allows 'git stash <apply|pop>' to
> operate without expanding the index by default. Update tests in 't1092'
> verifying index expansion for 'git stash' accordingly.

This is an interesting change, not just in the sparse index sense. Yes,
using ORT by default is a good idea to align with our default merge
strategy _and_ allowing us to avoid expanding the sparse index.

But: should we allow this algorithm to change via our pull.twoHead
config value? By default, it will be fast with the sparse index. Would
there be value in allowing a user to change back to the recursive
strategy if they want?

This also seems like we should have a measurable performance impact
for 'git stash <apply|pop>' when the stash contains a lot of renames.
It would be interesting to have that documented here. Elijah might
have some thoughts on how to measure this performance impact.

Thanks,
-Stolee

  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-26 13:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 42+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-25 17:49 [PATCH 0/7] Sparse index: integrate with 'git stash' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 1/7] stash: expand sparse-checkout compatibility testing Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 2/7] stash: integrate with sparse index Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-25 21:34   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-26 12:53   ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-26 15:26     ` Victoria Dye
2022-04-26 16:21     ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 3/7] sparse-index: expose 'is_sparse_index_allowed()' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 4/7] read-cache: set sparsity when index is new Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-25 21:35   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 5/7] merge-recursive: add merge function arg to 'merge_recursive_generic' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-25 21:38   ` Junio C Hamano
2022-04-26 12:57     ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 6/7] stash: merge applied stash with merge-ort Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-26 13:02   ` Derrick Stolee [this message]
2022-04-25 17:49 ` [PATCH 7/7] unpack-trees: preserve index sparsity Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-26 12:49 ` [PATCH 0/7] Sparse index: integrate with 'git stash' Derrick Stolee
2022-04-26 13:09   ` Derrick Stolee
2022-04-27 18:16 ` [PATCH v2 " Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 1/7] stash: expand sparse-checkout compatibility testing Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 2/7] stash: integrate with sparse index Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 3/7] sparse-index: expose 'is_sparse_index_allowed()' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 4/7] read-cache: set sparsity when index is new Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 5/7] merge-recursive: add merge function arg to 'merge_recursive_generic' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-06  7:23     ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-09 19:24       ` Victoria Dye
2022-05-10  7:06         ` Elijah Newren
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 6/7] stash: merge applied stash with merge-ort Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-04-27 18:16   ` [PATCH v2 7/7] unpack-trees: preserve index sparsity Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-06  7:46   ` [PATCH v2 0/7] Sparse index: integrate with 'git stash' Elijah Newren
2022-05-10 23:32   ` [PATCH v3 0/6] " Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-10 23:32     ` [PATCH v3 1/6] stash: expand sparse-checkout compatibility testing Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-10 23:32     ` [PATCH v3 2/6] stash: integrate with sparse index Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-10 23:32     ` [PATCH v3 3/6] sparse-index: expose 'is_sparse_index_allowed()' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-10 23:32     ` [PATCH v3 4/6] read-cache: set sparsity when index is new Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-10 23:32     ` [PATCH v3 5/6] stash: apply stash using 'merge_ort_nonrecursive()' Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget
2022-05-11  0:26       ` Junio C Hamano
2022-05-12  1:01       ` Jonathan Tan
2022-05-12 14:52         ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-12 16:55           ` Jonathan Tan
2022-05-12 14:51       ` Elijah Newren
2022-05-10 23:32     ` [PATCH v3 6/6] unpack-trees: preserve index sparsity Victoria Dye via GitGitGadget

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