On 12/18/2012 05:41 PM, Jeff King wrote:
> I could reproduce it, too, on Linux.
> The reason it does not always happen is that git will not re-examine the
> file content unless the timestamp on the file is older than what's in
> the index. So it is a race condition for git to see whether the file is
> stat-dirty.

Ah - /me was wondering why sometimes (but rarely) I could not exactly
reproduce the problem and was really wondering if the underlying file
system (ext4) would give an extra layer of trouble or not.

Thx for that explanation.

Toralf Förster
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