Jens Lindström <> writes:

> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 8:42 PM, Junio C Hamano <> wrote:
>> Duy Nguyen <> writes:
>>> Life would have been simpler if fd[1] was _always_ closed by
>>> send_pack(), like in c20181e (start_command(), if .in/.out > 0, closes
>>> file descriptors, not the callers - 2008-02-21).
>> Yeah, that was also my first reaction when I saw the above three
>> lines after reading the discussion that led to the diagnosis.
> If send_pack() always closes fd[1], then I believe "git send-pack
> --stateless-rpc --helper-status" would die in print_helper_status(),
> called after send_pack(), since fd[1] would be 1, to which
> print_helper_status() will try to write.

Ah, I obviously did not look far enough.  Of course we could dup(2)
the fd=1 to code it around, but it is not clear to me if it is worth
it---your solution (v2) is clearer, so let's queue it with Acks we
saw from Peff and Duy.

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