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Re: Crash when clone includes magic filenames on Windows




On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 4:31 AM, Torsten Bögershausen <tboegi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 10, 2018 at 03:55:58AM -0500, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> I'm seeing this issue on Windows: https://pastebin.com/YfB25E4T . It
>> seems the filename AUX is the culprit. Also see
>> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20031022-00/?p=42073 .
>> (Thanks to Milleneumbug on Stack Overflow).
>>
>> I did not name the file, someone else did. I doubt the filename will be changed.
>>
>> Searching is not turning up much information:
>> https://www.google.com/search?q=git+"magic+filenames"+windows
>>
>> Does anyone know how to sidestep the issue on Windows?
>>
>> Jeff
>
> Thanks for the report.
>
> (Typically nobody (tm) here on the list opens a web-browser to look at external
>  material, so here is a shortened version of the pastebin:)
>
> error: unable to create file crypto_stream/lexv2/e/v2/schwabe/sparc-2/e/aux.c: No such file or directory
> error: unable to create file crypto_stream/lexv2/e/v2/schwabe/sparc-2/e/aux.s: No such file or directory
> Segmentation fault:  99% (26526/26793)
>
> There are actually 2 problems:
> - The filenames named aux.c
>   It could be that git -c core.longpaths=true clone xxx
>   works, but I don't have a Windows box to test at the moment-

Thanks. This did not help.

> - The crash
>   Which Git version do you use?
>   It may be a good idea to report it here
>   https://github.com/git-for-windows/git

2.16.1-2

Thanks again.

Jeff