> -----Original Message----- > From: David Goldfarb > Sent: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 5:38 AM > > Here's one more data point. It suggests that the problem is due to > either Cygwin or possibly Git 1.7.9. > > > My Ubuntu box is actually a VM, hosted by my windows box in VMWare > Player. > > So, I tried using the VMWare shared folder feature, to mount the > Windows U: drive (which is physically on the WD NAS box) as > /mnt/hgfs/Host-U on Ubuntu. > Then, I tried linux on the Ubuntu box, fully expecting it to fail as it > trampolined through Windows connection to the NAS box). > > But, it worked fine. > > So, at this point, it became likely that the problem is tied to the > different version of Git that I have on the two machines: > - On Ubuntu, git version 220.127.116.11 > - On Windows, Cygwin's git version 1.7.9 (which appears to be the > latest version for Cygwin). > > So, I installed Git on Windows from http://git-scm.com/download/win. > Git version 1.8.1.msysgit.1 > > Triumph: Git on windows works with this git but, on the same file and > repo, fails with Cygwin git. > > So, either something relevant changed in Git 1.7.10, or (more likely) > this is a Cygwin issue.
Likely. > > > Jason, are you also using Cygwin git? Are you also using a WD NAS? Cygwin, yes. I am going to spend some time (likely this weekend) to get the current version to compile on Cygwin. WD NAS, no. Windows Server 2008 with NTFS file system on internal raid. > > David > > -----Original Message----- > From: Pyeron, Jason J CTR (US) [mailto:jason.j.pyeron....@mail.mil] > Sent: Monday, May 06, 2013 4:11 PM > To: Thomas Rast; David Goldfarb > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: RE: trouble on windows network share > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Thomas Rast > > Sent: Monday, May 06, 2013 5:42 AM > > > > David Goldfarb <d...@degel.com> writes: > > > > > Git works correctly under Linux (Ubuntu 12.04; git 18.104.22.168). I've > > attached the strace outputs. (Note: for reasons that are probably > > irrelevant, I needed to run the commands sudo'd. Shout back if this > is > > an issue). > > > > > > Under Windows 7, Cygwin git 1.7.9, commit fails: > > > U:\foo>git commit -m "added foo2" > > > error: unable to find 0b89efdeef245ed6a0a7eacc5c578629a141f856 > > > fatal: 0b89efdeef245ed6a0a7eacc5c578629a141f856 is not a valid > > object > > > > > > For what it's worth, note that the file does exist. > > > U:\foo>ls -l .git/objects/0b > > > total 1024 > > > -rwxrw-r-- 1 ???????? ???????? 74 May 5 01:15 > > 89efdeef245ed6a0a7eacc5c578629a141f856 > > > > > > (I'm not sure why the permissions are trashed. Seems to be a Cygwin > > thing, or maybe my Cygwin config. The "??????" also appears on local > > files, and I believe also with files on the old Buffalo drive, so I > > don't think it is relevant to the problem). Just in case, here's the > > same dir, as seen from the Ubuntu VM: > > > > > > deg@ubuntu:/mnt/users/foo$ ls -l .git/objects/0b > > > total 64 > > > -rwxr-xr-x 0 root root 74 May 5 01:15 > > 89efdeef245ed6a0a7eacc5c578629a141f856 > > > > > > Again, note that there is some user permissions lossage here. I > don't > > know enough about Linux mount or CIFS, and apparently did the mount > in > > a way that everything seems to appear to be stuck owned by root. > (same > > problem I hinted at above). Hope this is not relevant to the problem. > > > > > > Here's how the same directory looks, when I'm ssh'd into the NAS > box > > itself: > > > > > > CentralPark:/shares/Users/foo# ls -l .git/objects/0b > > > total 64 > > > -rwxrw-r-- 1 deg share 74 May 5 01:15 > > 89efdeef245ed6a0a7eacc5c578629a141f856 > > > > > > In any event, the symptoms don't seem to be a permissions problem, > so > > all this extra info is probably just a red herring, I hope. > > > > Hrm. What about what Jeff already asked of the OP (and AFAICS never > > got > > a reply)? > > If referring to me, then yes but it was too big for the list. > > > > > } If it's a race condition between the write and the subsequent read > in > > } the same process, then it would be solved by looking at the object > > } later. Does "git cat-file -p > > 6838761d549cf76033d2e9faf5954e62839eb25d" > > } work, or is the object forever inaccessible? > > > > In your case: git cat-file -p > 0b89efdeef245ed6a0a7eacc5c578629a141f856 >
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