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Re: Unable to install latest git version. Claims git process pid running




Hi David,

On Fri, 21 Dec 2018, David Brown wrote:

> Unfortunately I have hit refresh many times in previous attempts.
> 
> Notwithstanding, the dialog maintains the error condition claiming pid 10128
> must be closed prior to install.

That must mean that there *is* a process with that ID. Have you tried
`wmic process list`?

Ciao,
Johannes

> 
> I'm a big fan of Git but not a Windows fan in the least.
> 
> I have downloaded the latest Windows git and killing as many apps and pids
> possible after Windows restart the installation goes south nonetheless.
> 
> Please advise.
> 
> 
> On 2018-12-21 09:55, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Thu, 20 Dec 2018, David Brown wrote:
> > 
> > > - [ ] I was not able to find an
> > > [open](https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues?q=is%3Aopen) or
> > > [closed](https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues?q=is%3Aclosed)
> > > issue
> > > matching what I'm seeing
> > 
> > That's a new one. I saw many bug reporters simply deleting the issue
> > reporting template at https://github.com/git-for-windows/git/issues/new
> > (and usually then filing only very little information, definitely not
> > enough to make sense of the bug report), but I never saw this bug
> > reporting template being used to report a Git for Windows bug to the Git
> > mailing list yet ;-)
> > 
> > > ### Setup
> > > 
> > > - Which version of Git for Windows are you using? Is it 32-bit or 64-bit?
> > > 
> > > $ git --version --build-options
> > > 
> > > git version 2.20.0.windows.1 cpu: x86_64 built from commit:
> > > 95155834166f64fe9666f2c0a4909f076080893a
> > > sizeof-long: 4
> > > sizeof-size_t: 8 **
> > > 
> > > - Which version of Windows are you running? Vista, 7, 8, 10? Is it 32-bit
> > > or
> > > 64-bit?
> > > 
> > > $ cmd.exe /c ver
> > > 
> > > ** Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] **
> > > 
> > > - What options did you set as part of the installation? Or did you choose
> > > the
> > >    defaults?
> > > 
> > > # One of the following:
> > > 
> > > $ cat /etc/install-options.txt Editor Option: VIM Custom Editor Path:
> > > Path Option: BashOnly
> > > SSH Option: OpenSSH
> > > CURL Option: WinSSL
> > > CRLF Option: CRLFAlways
> > > Bash Terminal Option: MinTTY
> > > Performance Tweaks
> > > FSCache: Enabled
> > > Use Credential Manager: Enabled
> > > Enable Symlinks: Disabled
> > > 
> > > - Any other interesting things about your environment that might be
> > > related
> > >    to the issue you're seeing?
> > > 
> > > ** A so-called VDI running on a Dell WYSE **
> > > 
> > > ### Details
> > > 
> > > - Which terminal/shell are you running Git from? e.g
> > > Bash/CMD/PowerShell/other
> > > 
> > > ** Bash **
> > > 
> > > - What commands did you run to trigger this issue? If you can provide a
> > >    [Minimal, Complete, and Verifiable
> > > example](http://stackoverflow.com/help/mcve)
> > >    this will help us understand the issue.
> > > 
> > > ** Windows git upgrade dialog **
> > > 
> > >  - What did you expect to occur after running these commands?
> > > 
> > > ** latest version of git installed **
> > > 
> > >  - What actually happened instead?
> > > 
> > > ** No such pid 10128 to close therefore cancel install **
> > 
> > This typically means that that process existed *at the time the installer
> > checked*. If it was a short-lived process, you can check again by clicking
> > that "Refresh" button on the lower left.
> > 
> > Ciao,
> > Johannes
> > 
> > > 
> > >  - If the probleminsert URL herey, can you provide the
> > >    URL to that repository to help us with testing?
> > > 
> > > ** Internal company url. Windows git install dialog is issue **
> > > 
> 
>