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Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] tests: introduce --stress-jobs=<N>

Eric Sunshine <sunshine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Sun, Mar 3, 2019 at 9:45 AM Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
> <gitgitgadget@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> [...]
>> Let's introduce a separate option for that, whose name makes it more
>> obvious what it is about, and let --stress=<N> error out with a helpful
>> suggestion about the two options tha could possibly have been meant.
>> Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@xxxxxx>
>> ---
>> diff --git a/t/README b/t/README
>> @@ -187,11 +187,10 @@ appropriately before running "make".
>>         variable to "1" or "0", respectively.
>>  --stress::
>> ---stress=<N>::
> Shouldn't the "--stress=<N>" line be removed?

Eyes can easily be tricked by the patch format, but the above hunk
does remove that line ;-)  I had the same reaction when I saw your
message for the first time (before seeing the patch itself).

>>         Run the test script repeatedly in multiple parallel jobs until
>>         one of them fails.  Useful for reproducing rare failures in
>>         flaky tests.  The number of parallel jobs is, in order of
>> -       precedence: <N>, or the value of the GIT_TEST_STRESS_LOAD
>> +       precedence: the value of the GIT_TEST_STRESS_LOAD
>>         environment variable, or twice the number of available
>>         processors (as shown by the 'getconf' utility), or 8.