Since 64a99eb47, "git gc" creates a lock file gc.pid while running. I
just noticed that the file is never deleted. The locking mechanism
works, but leaving these files around creates a minor annoyance.
For example, I run "git gc" in all my repos from time to time (in a cron
job). It normally does nothing in repos that have not changed, but now,
it updates the gc.pid file.
As a result, all the gc.pid files show up in unison (synchronization
tool between machines) for example.
Is there any reason not to do something like this:
@@ -316,5 +316,6 @@ int cmd_gc(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix)
warning(_("There are too many unreachable loose objects; "
"run 'git prune' to remove them."));
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