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[PATCH v2 08/29] grep: add tests for --threads=N and grep.threads




Add tests for --threads=N being supplied on the command-line, or when
grep.threads=N being supplied in the configuration.

When the threading support was made run-time configurable in commit
89f09dd34e ("grep: add --threads=<num> option and grep.threads
configuration", 2015-12-15) no tests were added for it.

In developing a change to the grep code I was able to make
'--threads=1 <pat>` segfault, while the test suite still passed. This
change fixes that blind spot in the tests.

In addition to asserting that asking for N threads shouldn't segfault,
test that the grep output given any N is the same.

The choice to test only 1..10 as opposed to 1..8 or 1..16 or whatever
is arbitrary. Testing 1..1024 works locally for me (but gets
noticeably slower as more threads are spawned). Given the structure of
the code there's no reason to test an arbitrary number of threads,
only 0, 1 and >=2 are special modes of operation.

A later patch introduces a PTHREADS test prerequisite which is true
under NO_PTHREADS=UnfortunatelyYes, but even under NO_PTHREADS it's
fine to test --threads=N, we'll just ignore it and not use
threading. So these tests also make sense under that mode to assert
that --threads=N without pthreads still returns expected results.

Signed-off-by: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx>
---
 t/t7810-grep.sh | 16 ++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 16 insertions(+)

diff --git a/t/t7810-grep.sh b/t/t7810-grep.sh
index daa906b9b0..561709ef6a 100755
--- a/t/t7810-grep.sh
+++ b/t/t7810-grep.sh
@@ -775,6 +775,22 @@ test_expect_success 'grep -W with userdiff' '
 	test_cmp expected actual
 '
 
+for threads in $(test_seq 0 10)
+do
+	test_expect_success "grep --threads=$threads & -c grep.threads=$threads" "
+		git grep --threads=$threads . >actual.$threads &&
+		if test $threads -ge 1
+		then
+			test_cmp actual.\$(($threads - 1)) actual.$threads
+		fi &&
+		git -c grep.threads=$threads grep . >actual.$threads &&
+		if test $threads -ge 1
+		then
+			test_cmp actual.\$(($threads - 1)) actual.$threads
+		fi
+	"
+done
+
 test_expect_success 'grep from a subdirectory to search wider area (1)' '
 	mkdir -p s &&
 	(
-- 
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