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Re: [PATCH] test-lib: make '--stress' more bisect-friendly




On Fri, Feb 08, 2019 at 11:47:33AM -0500, Jeff King wrote:

> > This is a case when an external stress script works better, as it can
> > easily check commits in the past...  if someone has such a script,
> > that is.
> 
> Heh, I literally just implemented this kind of max-count in my own
> "stress" script[1] to handle this recent t0025 testing. So certainly I
> think it is a good idea.

As usual, I forgot my footnote. ;)

It was:

  I've actually mostly given up my stress script in favor of --stress. I
  only used it here because of the bisection issue you mention.

  One other thing I've noticed with it: I forget to add my custom
  --root=/var/ram/git-tests when I invoke it, so my hard disk goes
  crazy (and the tests often run slower!). I'm not sure if there's a
  convenient fix.

-Peff