On 07/04/14 19:35, Johannes Sixt wrote:
> Am 05.04.2014 11:19, schrieb Johannes Sixt:
>> Am 04.04.2014 22:58, schrieb Junio C Hamano:
>>> * sz/mingw-index-pack-threaded (2014-03-19) 1 commit
>>>  - Enable index-pack threading in msysgit.
>>>  What is the status of this topic?  A failure report exists
>>>  ($gmane/245170), and I am aware of Duy's $gmane/245034 but that was
>>>  where the discussion stalled.  Is everybody waiting for everybody
>>>  else to get the discussion unstuck?
>> I still have to cross-check Duy's patch. I'll hopefully get to it in the
>> next days and report back.
> The test suite passes with Duy's patch ($gmane/245034), but t5302 fails
> with this patch with a MinGW build. The patches touch the Cygwin
> configuration, but I cannot test a Cygwin build.

I haven't tested these on cygwin yet. However, only the old version of
cygwin is affected (newer cygwin has a thread-safe pread) and, since I
no longer have an old installation, I _can't_ test it anyway. :(
(I updated cygwin earlier today and received a brand new cygwin dll
with today's date!).

> I have, however, lost track of what the objective of these patches is.
> Is the threaded version significantly faster, and these patches are
> worth it?

Indeed. I haven't seen any numbers.

Ramsay Jones

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