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authorJunio C Hamano <>2017-04-26 23:09:25 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2017-04-26 23:09:25 (GMT)
commit40bcf3188a6f02acba94587593124ccca5a37e2b (patch)
parent49800c940790cc7465d1b03e08d472ffd8684808 (diff)
repack: accept --threads=<n> and pass it down to pack-objects
We already do so for --window=<n> and --depth=<n>; this will help when the user wants to force --threads=1 for reproducible testing without getting affected by racing multiple threads. Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/git-repack.txt b/Documentation/git-repack.txt
index 26afe6e..ae750e9 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-repack.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-repack.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ git-repack - Pack unpacked objects in a repository
-'git repack' [-a] [-A] [-d] [-f] [-F] [-l] [-n] [-q] [-b] [--window=<n>] [--depth=<n>]
+'git repack' [-a] [-A] [-d] [-f] [-F] [-l] [-n] [-q] [-b] [--window=<n>] [--depth=<n>] [--threads=<n>]
@@ -92,6 +92,9 @@ other objects in that pack they already have locally.
to be applied that many times to get to the necessary object.
The default value for --window is 10 and --depth is 50.
+ This option is passed through to `git pack-objects`.
This option provides an additional limit on top of `--window`;
the window size will dynamically scale down so as to not take
diff --git a/builtin/repack.c b/builtin/repack.c
index 677bc7c..38ba4ef 100644
--- a/builtin/repack.c
+++ b/builtin/repack.c
@@ -155,6 +155,7 @@ int cmd_repack(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
int keep_unreachable = 0;
const char *window = NULL, *window_memory = NULL;
const char *depth = NULL;
+ const char *threads = NULL;
const char *max_pack_size = NULL;
int no_reuse_delta = 0, no_reuse_object = 0;
int no_update_server_info = 0;
@@ -190,6 +191,8 @@ int cmd_repack(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
N_("same as the above, but limit memory size instead of entries count")),
OPT_STRING(0, "depth", &depth, N_("n"),
N_("limits the maximum delta depth")),
+ OPT_STRING(0, "threads", &threads, N_("n"),
+ N_("limits the maximum number of threads")),
OPT_STRING(0, "max-pack-size", &max_pack_size, N_("bytes"),
N_("maximum size of each packfile")),
OPT_BOOL(0, "pack-kept-objects", &pack_kept_objects,
@@ -234,6 +237,8 @@ int cmd_repack(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
argv_array_pushf(&cmd.args, "--window-memory=%s", window_memory);
if (depth)
argv_array_pushf(&cmd.args, "--depth=%s", depth);
+ if (threads)
+ argv_array_pushf(&cmd.args, "--threads=%s", threads);
if (max_pack_size)
argv_array_pushf(&cmd.args, "--max-pack-size=%s", max_pack_size);
if (no_reuse_delta)