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Re: [PATCH v3 0/6] perf-lib.sh: fix 0baf78e7bc regression, refactor & fix bugs

On Tue, May 07, 2019 at 12:54:28PM +0200, Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason wrote:

> So here as a 6-parter given some of the feedback on v2. Maybe Jeff
> still hates it :), but this time around some of the changes are split
> up and should be easier to understand in isolation, as well as some
> more "noticed while I was at it" things fixed.

Thanks, the split did make things easier to understand.

These all look reasonable to me, and I confirmed by re-running a few of
the problematic perf tests that everything is behaving as expected after
the patches.

> This series ends with outright forbidding the user from directly
> setting GIT_TEST_INSTALLED. As discussed it makes things easier for
> us, and as noted in 1/6 the demand for that in the wild seems
> non-existent, since the way we've been documenting how you could do
> that with an environment variable has been broken since 2012.

I think this is reasonable, especially with the feature in patch 6 to
tell the caller they're doing it wrong, instead of just silently
producing nonsense results.

Junio, if you haven't been following closely, this can replace my patch
from jk/perf-installed-fix.