Re: [PATCH v1] diffcore-rename: speed up register_rename_src
- Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:40:52 +0200 (CEST)
- From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] diffcore-rename: speed up register_rename_src
On Tue, 18 Apr 2017, Jeff King wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2017 at 07:44:21PM +0000, git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > From: Jeff Hostetler <jeffhost@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Teach register_rename_src() to see if new file pair can simply be
> > appended to the rename_src array before performing the binary search
> > to find the proper insertion point.
> I guess your perf results show some minor improvement. But I suspect
> this is because your synthetic repo does not resemble the real world
> very much.
Please note that the synthetic test repo was added *after* coming up with
the patch, *after* performance benchmarking on a certain really big
repository (it is not hard to guess what use case we are optimizing,
In that light, I would like to register the fact that Jeff's performance
work is trying to improve a very real world, that of more than 2,000
developers in our company [*1*].
Footnote *1*: https://twitter.com/GabeAul/status/846189637945110528