René Scharfe <l....@web.de> writes:
> Am 03.08.2014 um 19:19 schrieb Junio C Hamano:
>>> And do we need to use the threaded_ variant of the function here?
>> Hmmm, this is a tangent, but you comment made me wonder if we also
>> need to adjust preload_thread() in preload-index.c somehow, but we
>> do not touch CE_UPTODATE there, so it probably is not necessary.
> The function calls ce_mark_uptodate(), which does set CE_UPTODATE. It
> calls threaded_has_symlink_leading_path() before lstat() already,
> however. (Since f62ce3de: Make index preloading check the whole path
> to the file.)
Yeah, by "we do not touch", I meant "for paths that is beyond a
symlink, we do not touch" (i.e. we have that "continue" before
>> The caller of refresh_cache_ent() is walking an array of sorted
>> pathnames aka istate->cache in a single-threaded fashion, possibly
>> with a pathspec to limit the scan.
> There are two direct callers (refresh_index(), refresh_cache_entry())
> and several indirect ones. Do we have a way to detect unsynchronized
> parallel access to the has_symlink_leading_path()-cache? Checking the
> full callers-of-callers tree manually looks a bit scary to me.
The threaded variant is not used anybody outside preload-index, so
currently we should be OK, I would think.
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