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Re: [RFC PATCH 3/3] test-lib: add the '--stress' option to run a test repeatedly under load




On Tue, Dec 04, 2018 at 06:04:14PM +0100, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:
> 
> 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?

I don't think so, but I will update this patch to use 'getconf'
instead.