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Re: Bug: fatal: Unable to create '.../.git/index.lock': File exists.




On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 6:03 PM Aleksey Midenkov <midenok@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Reproduce:
> ```
> cat << EOF >> /tmp/check.sh
> #!/bin/sh
> git log HEAD~..HEAD | cat
> # sleep 1
> EOF
> chmod +x /tmp/check.sh
> git rebase -p -x /tmp/check.sh base
> ```
> If the `base` is far away enough it fails with "fatal: Unable to
> create '.../.git/index.lock': File exists." at an arbitrary commit.

I gave it about 2000 commits (from v2.20.1 to master on git.git) to
rebase. No luck.

This --preserve-merges is being completely replaced in latest git
version though. Is it possible for you to try master branch of git.git
and see if the problem is still there?

>
> Abort current rebase, uncomment 'sleep 1' and repeat rebase. Now it
> doesn't fail.
>
> Version:
> git version 2.20.1
>
> uname --all
> Linux lian 4.18.0-15-generic #16-Ubuntu SMP Thu Feb 7 10:56:39 UTC
> 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>
>
> --
> All the best,
>
> Aleksey Midenkov
> @midenok



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