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Re: [PATCH v1 2/2] entry.c: check if file exists after checkout




On Fri, Oct 6, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> Because we cannot quite tell between the two cases (one is error--we
>> wrote or we thought we wrote, but we cannot find it, the other is
>> dubious--somebody was racing with us in the filesystem), I think it
>> is reasonable to err on the safer side, even though an error abort
>> while doing "as we know we wrote the thing that match the index, we
>> might as well lstat and mark the cache entry as up-to-date" might be
>> a bit irritating.
>
> OK. I can live with that line of thought.

Still that, or any other, line of thought we follow to declare that it
is a good change should be recorded in the log ;-)