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Re: Git 2.19 Segmentation fault 11 on macOS

Derrick Stolee <stolee@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On 9/11/2018 12:04 PM, Derrick Stolee wrote:
>> The patch below includes a test that fails on Mac OSX with a segfault.
> ...
> Sorry, nevermind. The test failed for a different reason:

Even if it is for a different reason, segfaulting is not acceptable,
but it seems it is failing quite normally.

Shucks.  It sounded too easy to get a reproduction like so X-<.

> 2018-09-11T16:02:20.2680990Z ++ git range-diff changed-message
> 'HEAD@{2}' HEAD
> 2018-09-11T16:02:20.2779250Z fatal: Log for 'HEAD' only has 2 entries.
> 2018-09-11T16:02:20.2802520Z error: could not parse log for
> 'changed-message..HEAD@{2}'
> 2018-09-11T16:02:20.2817470Z error: last command exited with $?=255
> 2018-09-11T16:02:20.2832300Z not ok 12 - amend and check
> Ryenus, it would help if you could create and push the following
> branches based on your local repro:
>     git branch base HEAD@{2}
>     git branch topic HEAD
>     git push origin base topic
> Also, does the following command fail, after creating the branches?
>     git range-diff origin/master base topic

Yup, that is a very sensible way to get a reliable reproduction.

Thanks for helping.