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Re: [PATCH 2/4] commit-graph: write a Bloom filter containing changed paths for each commit




On Tue, Oct 09, 2018 at 05:06:20PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 09, 2018 at 09:34:43PM +0200, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> 
> > Creating the Bloom filter is sloooow.  Running it on git.git takes
> > about 23s on my hardware, while
> > 
> >   git log --format='%H%n%P' --name-only --all >/dev/null
> > 
> > gathers all the information necessary for that in about 5.3s.
> 
> That command won't open the trees for merges at all. But your
> implementation here looks like it does a diff against each parent of a
> merge.

Yeah, it does so, because that is what try_to_simplify_commit() /
rev_compare_tree() will do while traversing the history.

> Adding "-m" would be a more accurate comparison, I think.
> 
> Though I find that puzzling, because "-m --name-only" seems to take
> about 20x longer, not 3x. So perhaps I'm missing something.

Ugh, indeed.