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[PATCH] files-backend: unlock packed store only if locked

In commit 42c7f7ff9685 ("commit_packed_refs(): remove call to
`packed_refs_unlock()`", 2017-06-23), a call to packed_refs_unlock() was
added to files_initial_transaction_commit() in order to compensate for
removing that call from commit_packed_refs(). However, that call was
added in the cleanup section, which is run even if the packed_ref_store
was never locked (which happens if an error occurs earlier in the

Create a new cleanup goto target which runs packed_refs_unlock(), and
ensure that only goto statements after a successful invocation of
packed_refs_lock() jump there.

Signed-off-by: Jonathan Tan <jonathantanmy@xxxxxxxxxx>
I noticed this when one of our servers sent duplicate refs in its ref
advertisement (noticed through GIT_TRACE_PACKET). With this change (and
before the aforementioned commit 42c7f7ff9685), the error message is
"fatal: multiple updates for ref '<ref>' not allowed", which gives a
bigger clue to the problem. Currently, it is "fatal: BUG:
packed_refs_unlock() called when not locked".

(I couldn't replicate this problem in C Git.)
 refs/files-backend.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/refs/files-backend.c b/refs/files-backend.c
index f75d960e1..89bc5584a 100644
--- a/refs/files-backend.c
+++ b/refs/files-backend.c
@@ -2931,13 +2931,14 @@ static int files_initial_transaction_commit(struct ref_store *ref_store,
 	if (initial_ref_transaction_commit(packed_transaction, err)) {
-		goto cleanup;
+		goto locked_cleanup;
+	packed_refs_unlock(refs->packed_ref_store);
 	if (packed_transaction)
-	packed_refs_unlock(refs->packed_ref_store);
 	transaction->state = REF_TRANSACTION_CLOSED;
 	string_list_clear(&affected_refnames, 0);
 	return ret;