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




On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 02:19:11PM +0300, Aleksey Midenkov wrote:

> > I gave it about 2000 commits (from v2.20.1 to master on git.git) to
> > rebase. No luck.
> 
> Please, try on this repo: git@xxxxxxxxxx:tempesta-tech/mariadb
> 
> ```
> git checkout 62a082f573
> git rebase -p -x /tmp/check.sh ca7fbcea6c4
> ```

It doesn't reproduce for me.

Usually when we see racy contention on index.lock, the culprit turns out
to be another unrelated git process refreshing the index. Do you have
anything else running which might be using "git status" (e.g., magit in
emacs, vim git integration, etc)?

-Peff