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

On Tuesday, March 12 2019, Duy Nguyen wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 5:18 AM Sergio Durigan Junior
> <sergiodj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This works without problems most of the time (well, usually there are
>> conflicts and all, but that's a burden I have to carry).  However,
>> sometimes I notice that git fails with:
>>   # 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.
> Is the output this clean? What I'm looking for is signs of automatic
> garbage collection kicking in the middle of the rebase. Something like
> "Auto packing the repository blah blah for optimum performance".

Yeah, this is the exact output.  I also thought about "git gc", but I
don't see any output related to it.  Is it possible that it's being
executed in the background and not printing anything?


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