From: Sergio Durigan Junior <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Elijah Newren <email@example.com>
Cc: Duy Nguyen <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Git Mailing List <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Possible race condition with git-rebase + .git/index.lock
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:58:08 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CABPp-BH2k2yz-MrEvN2dX1jLVJydxOBv-bu-H5M_SXO_aLK8hw@mail.gmail.com> (Elijah Newren's message of "Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:39:04 -0700")
On Tuesday, March 12 2019, Elijah Newren wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 12:32 PM Sergio Durigan Junior
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Tuesday, March 12 2019, Elijah Newren wrote:
>> > On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 9:48 AM Sergio Durigan Junior
>> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >> On Tuesday, March 12 2019, Duy Nguyen wrote:
>> >> > On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 5:18 AM Sergio Durigan Junior
>> >> > <email@example.com> wrote:
>> >> >> This works without problems most of the time (well, usually there are
>> >> >> conflicts and all, but that's a burden I have to carry). However,
>> >> >> sometimes I notice that git fails with:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> # git rebase origin/master
>> >> >> ...
>> >> >> Applying: commitX
>> >> >> Applying: commitY
>> >> >> Applying: commitZ
>> >> >> fatal: Unable to create '/home/xyz/dir1/dir2/.git/index.lock': File exists.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> The first thing I did was to check whether the index.lock file existed,
>> >> >> but it doesn't.
>> >> >
>> >> > Is the output this clean? What I'm looking for is signs of automatic
>> >> > garbage collection kicking in the middle of the rebase. Something like
>> >> > "Auto packing the repository blah blah for optimum performance".
>> >> Yeah, this is the exact output. I also thought about "git gc", but I
>> >> don't see any output related to it. Is it possible that it's being
>> >> executed in the background and not printing anything?
>> > Any chance you have a cronjob or other task execution mechanism that
>> > is running git commands in various directories (even simple commands
>> > like 'git status' since it's not read-only contrary to what some
>> > expect, or 'git fetch' which might trigger a background gc)?
>> Nope, nothing like this. AFAIK, nothing is touching that repository at
>> the same time that I am. Besides, even if I wait some minutes before
>> trying again, the bug manifests again.
> Well, even though you didn't see the output Duy was looking for, if
> you set gc.auto to 0 and gc.autoPackLimit to 0 (and maybe
> gc.autoDetach to false just for good measure), does the problem still
Thanks, I was indeed going to try this. I'll test when I have time, and
will let you know.
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Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2019-03-11 21:38 Possible race condition with git-rebase + .git/index.lock Sergio Durigan Junior
2019-03-11 22:50 ` Eric Sunshine
2019-03-11 22:53 ` Sergio Durigan Junior
2019-03-12 10:28 ` Duy Nguyen
2019-03-12 16:45 ` Sergio Durigan Junior
2019-03-12 19:23 ` Elijah Newren
2019-03-12 19:32 ` Sergio Durigan Junior
2019-03-12 19:39 ` Elijah Newren
2019-03-12 19:58 ` Sergio Durigan Junior [this message]
2019-03-13 20:40 ` Phillip Wood
2019-03-13 20:48 ` Sergio Durigan Junior
2019-03-13 20:59 ` Jeff King
2019-03-13 21:07 ` Sergio Durigan Junior
2022-10-28 16:04 ` Possible race condition with git-rebase + .git/index.lock - probably a gettext issue Mingun
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