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




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Den mån 10 sep. 2018 kl 12:28 skrev Hultqvist <hultqvist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
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> First I need to correct my previous observations.
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> Today there appeared new set of config files in the root.
> I looked into a few of them and found that their content doesn't match that of the repo at "G:/Min enhet".
> Instead separate files had content from separate git repos within the G drive.
> These repos are not like the one we're discussed previously, they are completely within G: using a classical .git directory.
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> I guess git is creating the temporary files as close as possible to the root, since "G:\" can't be written to, only "G:\Min enhet". and then copy them to the final destination which in this case is the same drive.
> If so then we can't get away from the duplicate files, the duplicates themselves are the fault of Google Drive File Stream.
> If git would create the config/master/index files within the .git dir to start with that would hide the clutter from the root but not prevent the duplicates.
> Is this observation correct, that git creates temporary files closer to the root than inside the .git directory or a sub directory thereof?
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> I haven't experiences any issues working with these repos themselves.
> One risk could be that the final "index" is an older version than "index (45)".
> I'm certain this haven't been the case since I push every commit to a remote repo that doesn't accept changes in history.
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> I understand that master and index needs to be updated with regular use.
> Does config need the same amount of updates?
> I've considered that file to only change when I make explicit changes, not during regular use(push, commit, status).
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> Thanks for the help looking into this for me.
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> Den sön 9 sep. 2018 kl 17:30 skrev Hultqvist <hultqvist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
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>> Since this thread started I haven't seen a single file mentioned being created,
>> Usually they appear during work days when there is more activity.
>> I've never seen the files created directly, only a larger amount of
>> them once in a while.
>>
>> I will run process monitor and get back once I find out more.
>> Den lör 8 sep. 2018 kl 15:44 skrev Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx>:
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>> > On Sat, Sep 8, 2018 at 3:09 PM Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > On Sat, Sep 8, 2018 at 11:28 AM Hultqvist <hultqvist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > 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'
>> > >
>> > > Unfortunately this looks good. Whenever those files 'index',
>> > > 'config'... are created, they should always be created in
>> > > C:\Users\hultqvist\Drive.git, not G:\Min enhet, including their
>> > > temporary versions. I don't know if there are any more changes on the
>> > > windows fork that could affect this though, I only checked git.git.
>> >
>> > BTW do you notice these files showing up after any particular command
>> > or they're always there after cloning? Perhaps some command got the
>> > ".git" directory discovery wrong and assumed $GIT_DIR=$GIT_WORK_TREE.
>> > We have a much bigger problem then.
>> > --
>> > Duy