Thank you for info, I totally missed that. Yes, this fixes the issue perfectly.
Petr On 14.10.2016 15:42, Jeff King wrote: > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 03:16:50PM +0200, Petr Stodulka wrote: > >> I have realized that this wasn't fixed after all when refs.c >> was "rewritten". Issue is caused by broken symlink under refs/heads, >> which causes infinite loop for "git ls-tree" command. It was replied >> earlier  and Michael previously fixed that in better way probably, >> then my proposed patch 2/2, but it contains more changes and I have not >> enough time to study changes in refs* code, so I propose now just my >> little patch, which was previously modified by Michael. >> >> If you prefer different solution, I am ok with this. It is really >> just quick proposal. Patch 1/2 contains test for this issue. If you >> will prefer different solution with different exit code, test should >> be corrected. Basic idea is, that timeout should'n expire with >> exit code 124. >> >>  http://marc.info/?l=git&m=142712669103790&w=2 >>  https://github.com/mhagger/git, branch "ref-broken-symlinks" > > I think I fixed this semi-independently last week; see the thread at: > > > http://public-inbox.org/git/20161006164723.ocg2nbgtulpjc...@sigill.intra.peff.net/ > > I say semi-independently because I didn't actually know about your > previous report, but saw it in the wild myself. But I did talk with > Michael off-list, and he suggested the belt-and-suspenders retry counter > in my second patch. > > The fix is at e8c42cb in Junio's tree, and it's currently merged to > 'next'. > > -Peff >
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