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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com>
Cc: "Eric Wong" <e@80x24.org>,
	"Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>,
	"Git List" <git@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Elijah Newren" <newren@gmail.com>,
	"Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason" <avarab@gmail.com>,
	"Fabian Stelzer" <fs@gigacodes.de>,
	"Johannes Schindelin" <Johannes.Schindelin@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/18] chainlint.pl: validate test scripts in parallel
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2022 13:04:42 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Y3u9ul1cu+L5d5IZ@coredump.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAPig+cTge7kp9bH+Xd8wpqmEZuuEFE0xQdgqaFP1WAQ-F+xyHA@mail.gmail.com>

On Sun, Nov 20, 2022 at 11:02:54PM -0500, Eric Sunshine wrote:

> > And if we did cache the results and avoid extra invocations via "make",
> > then we'd want all the parallelism to move to there anyway.
> >
> > Maybe that gives you more food for thought about whether perl's "use
> > threads" is worth having.
> 
> I'm not especially happy about the significant overhead of "ithreads";
> on my (old) machine, although it does improve perceived time
> significantly, it eats up quite a bit of additional user-time. As
> such, I would not be unhappy to see "ithreads" go away, especially
> since fast linting on Windows seems unattainable (at least with Perl).
> 
> Overall, I think Ævar's plan to parallelize linting via "make" is
> probably the way to go.

TBH, I think just running the linter once per test script when the
script is run would be sufficient. That is one extra process per script,
but they are already shell scripts running a bunch of processes. You get
parallelism for free because you're already running the tests in
parallel. You lose out on "don't bother linting because the file hasn't
changed", but I'm not sure that's really worth the extra complexity
overall.

-Peff

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-11-21 18:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 51+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-01  0:29 [PATCH 00/18] make test "linting" more comprehensive Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 01/18] t: add skeleton chainlint.pl Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01 12:27   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-09-02 18:53     ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 02/18] chainlint.pl: add POSIX shell lexical analyzer Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01 12:32   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-09-03  6:00     ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 03/18] chainlint.pl: add POSIX shell parser Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 04/18] chainlint.pl: add parser to validate tests Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 05/18] chainlint.pl: add parser to identify test definitions Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 06/18] chainlint.pl: validate test scripts in parallel Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01 12:36   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-09-03  7:51     ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-06 22:35   ` Eric Wong
2022-09-06 22:52     ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-06 23:26       ` Jeff King
2022-11-21  4:02         ` Eric Sunshine
2022-11-21 13:28           ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-11-21 14:07             ` Eric Sunshine
2022-11-21 14:18               ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-11-21 14:48                 ` Eric Sunshine
2022-11-21 18:04           ` Jeff King [this message]
2022-11-21 18:47             ` Eric Sunshine
2022-11-21 18:50               ` Eric Sunshine
2022-11-21 18:52               ` Jeff King
2022-11-21 19:00                 ` Eric Sunshine
2022-11-21 19:28                   ` Jeff King
2022-11-22  0:11                   ` Ævar Arnfjörð Bjarmason
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 07/18] chainlint.pl: don't require `return|exit|continue` to end with `&&` Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 08/18] t/Makefile: apply chainlint.pl to existing self-tests Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 09/18] chainlint.pl: don't require `&` background command to end with `&&` Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 10/18] chainlint.pl: don't flag broken &&-chain if `$?` handled explicitly Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 11/18] chainlint.pl: don't flag broken &&-chain if failure indicated explicitly Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 12/18] chainlint.pl: complain about loops lacking explicit failure handling Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 13/18] chainlint.pl: allow `|| echo` to signal failure upstream of a pipe Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 14/18] t/chainlint: add more chainlint.pl self-tests Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 15/18] test-lib: retire "lint harder" optimization hack Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 16/18] test-lib: replace chainlint.sed with chainlint.pl Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-03  5:07   ` Elijah Newren
2022-09-03  5:24     ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 17/18] t/Makefile: teach `make test` and `make prove` to run chainlint.pl Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-01  0:29 ` [PATCH 18/18] t: retire unused chainlint.sed Eric Sunshine via GitGitGadget
2022-09-02 12:42   ` several messages Johannes Schindelin
2022-09-02 18:16     ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-02 18:34       ` Jeff King
2022-09-02 18:44         ` Junio C Hamano
2022-09-11  5:28 ` [PATCH 00/18] make test "linting" more comprehensive Jeff King
2022-09-11  7:01   ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-11 18:31     ` Jeff King
2022-09-12 23:17       ` Eric Sunshine
2022-09-13  0:04         ` Jeff King

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