Re: [BUG REPORT] t5322: demonstrate a pack-objects bug
- Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:55:55 -0500
- From: Derrick Stolee <stolee@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [BUG REPORT] t5322: demonstrate a pack-objects bug
On 11/28/2018 2:45 PM, Derrick Stolee wrote:
I was preparing a new "sparse" algorithm for calculating the
interesting objects to send on push. The important steps happen
during 'git pack-objects', so I was creating test cases to see
how the behavior changes in narrow cases. Specifically, when
copying a directory across sibling directories (see test case),
the new logic would accidentally send that object as an extra.
However, I found a bug in the existing logic. The included test
demonstrates this during the final 'git index-pack' call. It
fails with the message
'fatal: pack has 1 unresolved delta'
I realize now that I've gone through this effort that the problem is me
(of course it is).
+ git pack-objects --stdout --thin --revs <packinput.txt >nonsparse.pack &&
Since I'm packing thin packs, the index operation is complaining about
deltas. So, I need to use a different mechanism to list the objects in
the pack (say, 'git verify-pack -v').
Sorry for the noise!