Dear all, I am setting up an online documents system and have been trying to use git for the version control. That is to say, git works fine from the command line, but when I try to interface it with apache I keep getting 'bad file descriptor' and 'unable to create temporary file: No such file or directory' errors. Here is a typical output from the log file:
: executing: cd /var/www/html/confix; echo $PATH 2>&1; : output: /sbin:/usr/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin : executing: cd /var/www/html/confix; git init 2>&1; : output: Initialized empty Git repository in /var/www/html/confix/.git/ : executing: cd /var/www/html/confix; git add * 2>&1; : output: : executing: cd /var/www/html/confix; git commit -m 'first version' 2>&1; : output: error: unable to create temporary file: No such file or directory Error building trees : executing: cd /var/www/html/confix; git clone /var/www/html/confix /var/www/html/saved/tom/var/www/html/confix 2>&1 : output from clone: Cloning into '/var/www/html/saved/tom/var/www/html/confix'... fatal: read error: Bad file descriptor warning: You appear to have cloned an empty repository. fatal: write error: Broken pipe done. : executing: cd /var/www/html/saved/tom/var/www/html/confix; git commit -a -m '2013-07-10 12:52:52' 2>&1; : output from commit: fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git It seems to fall over at "git commit -m 'first version' " with 'unable to create temporary file'. Now I have no idea what temporary file it is trying to create or why it is unable to create it. (Can I get more detailed error messages somehow?) Of course this sequence works just fine from the command line. By the way I have tried (painstakingly/to the death!) file permissions. It is not these. All files belong to apache. I have also considered environment variables - that is mainly the $PATH environment variable (I am not sure what others could be involved. I couldnt find any reference to needing special environment variable settings to run git - aside from ensuring it could find the git binary itself - if anyone knows otherwise then please let me know). I have checked apache can access and write to that directory. It can. I am stuck as I have no idea what to do next. Can anyone at least point me in the direction of how to proceed from here? Some other info: I am calling git using perl 5.10, currently just using the backtick operator (though I was using Git::Wrapper, but no difference, same sort of errors occurring) Apache is 2.2.15 on CentOS 6.3. Let me know if you need any other info. Any help greatly appreciated! -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Git for human beings" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to git-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.