On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Not your itch. But if you have time you may want to fix fetch-pack
> too. It has the same problem. fetch-pack.c:get_pack() with
> use_sideband == 0 passes fd to start_command(), then later its
> caller transport.c:fetch_refs_via_pack() closes the handle again.
I'll update the patch to clear that fd as well.
>> Signed-off-by: Jens Lindström <j...@opera.com>
>> send-pack.c | 3 +++
>> 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
>> diff --git a/send-pack.c b/send-pack.c
>> index 7d172ef..7def2af 100644
>> --- a/send-pack.c
>> +++ b/send-pack.c
>> @@ -302,6 +302,9 @@ int send_pack(struct send_pack_args *args,
>> return -1;
> In this code block, there is "close(out);", we may need to set fd = -1 too.
This block closes the fd unconditionally, I think. Either via
pack_objects() (if !args->stateless_rpc) or directly (otherwise.) So I
guess it should always clear the fd before returning to be safe.
>> + if (!args->stateless_rpc)
>> + /* Closed by pack_objects() via start_command() */
>> + fd = -1;
>> if (args->stateless_rpc && cmds_sent)
> I was puzzled by this packet_flush(out) for a while because I thought
> "out" was already closed. Turns out when stateless_rpc is true, a new
> pipe is created in pack_objects() and "out" is not closed. So
> everything is still good (and messy).
> Life would have been simpler if fd was _always_ closed by
> send_pack(), like in c20181e (start_command(), if .in/.out > 0, closes
> file descriptors, not the callers - 2008-02-21).
It did strike me as a bit unclear who exactly "owned" these file
descriptors. But I'm of course wholly unfamiliar with this code.
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