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Re: Temporary git files for the gitdir created on a separate drive in workdir




The bash commands are using a git and bash bundle that was installed
in parallel with gitextensions(a gui for git)

G:\Min enhet> set GIT_TRACE_SETUP=1
G:\Min enhet> git st
10:40:28.881927 trace.c:318             setup: git_dir:
C:/Users/hultqvist/Drive.git
10:40:28.881927 trace.c:319             setup: git_common_dir:
C:/Users/hultqvist/Drive.git
10:40:28.881927 trace.c:320             setup: worktree: G:/Min enhet
10:40:28.881927 trace.c:321             setup: cwd: G:/Min enhet
10:40:28.881927 trace.c:322             setup: prefix: (null)
10:40:28.882930 chdir-notify.c:67       setup: chdir from 'G:/Min
enhet' to 'G:/Min enhet'
On branch master
Your branch is up to date with 'nas/master'.

nothing to commit, working tree clean

$ cat .git
gitdir: C:\Users\hultqvist\Drive.git

$cat C:/Users/hultqvist/Drive.git/config
[core]
        repositoryformatversion = 0
        filemode = false
        bare = false
        logallrefupdates = true
        ignorecase = true
        autocrlf = false
...

G:\Min enhet> git version
$ git version
git version 2.18.0.windows.1




Den lör 8 sep. 2018 kl 08:08 skrev Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx>:
>
> On Fri, Sep 7, 2018 at 6:48 PM Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Hultqvist <hultqvist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >
> > > Considering that the gitdir could be located on a different drive than
> > > the workdir wouldn't it make more sense to create the temporary files
> > > in a subdirectory inside the gitdir rather tan in the workdir?
> >
> > I do not think we intend to create temporary files, whose final
> > destination is somewhere under $GIT_DIR/, in any working tree;
> > rather, I think we try to create them inside $GIT_DIR (or possibly
> > if the destination is a file in a subdirectory of $GIT_DIR, then in
> > the same subdirectory).  What you are seeing definitely smells like
> > a bug in the worktree code, perhaps getting confused by the fact
> > that the full path to these places look "unusual" by starting with a
> > single alphabet followed by a colon (IOW, this may manifest only in
> > Windows port).
>
> I agree. Auditing the setup code did not reveal anything though. Our
> code should recognize these unusual Windows paths as absolute and
> while I spotted an incorrect use of '/' (instead of is_dir_sep) it
> does not explain the problem here.
>
> Hultqvist, if you set environment variable GIT_TRACE_SETUP to 1 and
> run "git status" in G:\Test1, what does it say?
> --
> Duy