Re: [RFC PATCH 3/3] test-lib: add the '--stress' option to run a test repeatedly under load
- Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:04:14 +0100
- From: Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason <avarab@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 3/3] test-lib: add the '--stress' option to run a test repeatedly under load
On Tue, Dec 04 2018, SZEDER Gábor wrote:
> The number of parallel invocations is determined by, in order of
> precedence: the number specified as '--stress=<N>', or the value of
> the GIT_TEST_STRESS_LOAD environment variable, or twice the number of
> available processors in '/proc/cpuinfo', or 8.
With this series we have at least 3 ways to get this number. First
online_cpus() in the C code, then Peff's recent `getconf
_NPROCESSORS_ONLN` in doc-diff, and now this /proc/cpuinfo parsing.
Perhaps it makes sense to split online_cpus() into a helper to use from
the shellscripts instead?