On Thu, Sep 27, 2012 at 07:17:42PM +0700, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy wrote: > > Operation Index V2 Index VE003 > > Clone 37530ms (524.06 MiB) 82ms (524.06 MiB) > > Fetch (1 commit back) 75ms 107ms > > Fetch (10 commits back) 456ms (269.51 KiB) 341ms (265.19 KiB) > > Fetch (100 commits back) 449ms (269.91 KiB) 337ms (267.28 KiB) > > Fetch (1000 commits back) 2229ms ( 14.75 MiB) 189ms ( 14.42 MiB) > > Fetch (10000 commits back) 2177ms ( 16.30 MiB) 254ms ( 15.88 MiB) > > Fetch (100000 commits back) 14340ms (185.83 MiB) 1655ms (189.39 MiB) > > Beautiful. And curious, why do 100->1000 and 10000->10000 have such > big leaps in time (V2)?
Agreed. I'm very excited about these numbers. > > Defines the new E003 index format and the bit set > > implementation logic. > [...] > It seems the bitmap data follows directly after regular index content. > I'd like to see some sort of extension mechanism like in > $GIT_DIR/index, so that we don't have to increase pack index version > often. What I have in mind is optional commit cache to speed up > rev-list and merge, which could be stored in pack index too. As I understand it, both the bitmaps and a commit cache are theoretically optional. That is, git can do the job without them, but they speed things up. If that is the case, do we need to bump the index version at all? Why not store a plain v2 index, and then store an additional file "pack-XXX.reachable" that contains the bitmaps and an independent version number. The sha1 in the filename makes sure that the reachability file is always in sync with the actual pack data and index. Old readers won't know about the new file, and will ignore it. For new readers, if the file is there they can use it; if it's missing (or its version is not understood), they can fall back to the regular index. I haven't looked at the details of the format change yet. If it is purely an extra chunk of data at the end, this Just Works. If there are changes to the earlier parts of the pack (e.g., I seem to recall the commit cache idea wanted separate indices for each object type), we may still need a v3. But it would be nice if we could make those changes generic (e.g., just the separate indices, which might support many different enhancements), and then let the actual feature work happen in the separate files. > Definitely :-). I have shown my interest in this topic before. So I > should probably say that I'm going to work on this on C Git, but > sllloooowwwly. As this benefits the server side greatly, perhaps a > GitHubber ;-) might want to work on this on C Git, for GitHub itself > of course, and, as a side effect, make the rest of us happy? Yeah, GitHub is definitely interested in this. I may take a shot at it, but I know David Barr (cc'd) is also interested in such things. -Peff -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html