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Re: Possible race condition with git-rebase + .git/index.lock




On Mon, Mar 11, 2019 at 6:17 PM Sergio Durigan Junior
<sergiodj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   # git rebase origin/master
>   ...
>   Applying: commitX
>   Applying: commitY
>   Applying: commitZ
>   fatal: Unable to create '/home/xyz/dir1/dir2/.git/index.lock': File exists.
>
> The first thing I did was to check whether the index.lock file existed,
> but it doesn't.

What platform is this on? If Windows, I'm wondering if something (such
as a virus scanner) is holding the lock file open long enough to
prevent Git from actually deleting it (and perhaps Git doesn't notice
the failed deletion -- until the next time it tries to take the lock).