On 01/06/2014 07:21 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:
>> If safe_create_leading_directories() fails because a file along the
>> path unexpectedly vanished, try again from the beginning. Try at most
>> 3 times.
> As the previous step bumped it from 3 to 4 without explanation, the
> above no longer reflects reality ;-)
Good catch. The increment 3 -> 4 was because the first call to rename()
is optimistic, and can fail once even if there is no race. I will
change the commit message of 16/17 to explain this point, and of 17/17
to match reality.
> The series mostly looked sane from a cursory read.
> Will re-queue. Thanks.
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