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




On Tue, Apr 30, 2019 at 8:41 PM Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> 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)?
>

kdevelop which is git-aware. But if git fails on concurrent operation
this is still not good. I would expect it to wait until lock releases
for some time.

I confirm, without kdevelop running it doesn't reproduce.

> -Peff



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All the best,

Aleksey Midenkov
@midenok