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Re: What's cooking in git.git (Apr 2017, #04; Wed, 19)




Lars Schneider <larsxschneider@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

>> * bw/forking-and-threading (2017-04-19) 11 commits
>> - run-command: block signals between fork and execve
>> - run-command: add note about forking and threading
>> - run-command: handle dup2 and close errors in child
>> - run-command: eliminate calls to error handling functions in child
>> - run-command: don't die in child when duping /dev/null
>> - run-command: prepare child environment before forking
>> - string-list: add string_list_remove function
>> - run-command: use the async-signal-safe execv instead of execvp
>> - run-command: prepare command before forking
>> - t0061: run_command executes scripts without a #! line
>> - t5550: use write_script to generate post-update hook
>> 
>> The "run-command" APIimplementation has been made more robust
>> against dead-locking in a threaded environment.
>> 
>> Will merge to 'next'.
>
> There might be a problem on Windows with this (that's just a hunch, i can't test this right now):
> https://travis-ci.org/git/git/jobs/223830474

Thanks for keeping an eye on Travis output. My eyes learned to
ignore the Windows section as its failures often seem to be due to
timing out.