Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes: > A packed reference can be overridden by a loose reference, in which > case the packed reference is obsolete and is never used. The object > pointed to by such a reference can be garbage collected. Since > d66da478f2, this could lead to the emission of a spurious error > message: > > error: refs/heads/master does not point to a valid object! > > The error is generated by repack_without_ref() if there is an obsolete > dangling packed reference in packed-refs when the packed-refs file has > to be rewritten due to the deletion of another packed reference. Add > a failing test demonstrating this problem and some passing tests of > related scenarios.
That is one nasty recent bug. > > Signed-off-by: Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> > --- > > How can I get rid of the sleeps in these tests? Would test-chmtime help? -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html