On 9 July 2014 03:18, David Turner <dtur...@twopensource.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2014-07-09 at 02:52 +0200, Øyvind A. Holm wrote:
> > On 3 July 2014 23:55, Øyvind A. Holm <su...@sunbase.org> wrote:
> > > When compiling newest master (v2.0.1-472-g6f92e5f) on Debian 7.5
> > > (64-bit), t5150-request-pull.sh fails when compiling with
> > > [snip]
> >
> > FYI, t5150-request-pull.sh passes all tests now on newest master
> > (v2.0.1-474-g72c7794) in Debian. There are two new commits on master
> > since I wrote this, and the commit that makes things work again is
> > 4602f1a ("diff-tree: call free_commit_list() instead of duplicating
> > its code"). Reverting this commit brings the failure back.
> >
> > The whole thing is still a mystery to me, though. I can't see why
> > this should have anything to do with the use of ./configure
> > --prefix.
>
> The problem only happens when a ref with an allowed wildcard winds up
> on a page boundary (with the wildcard before the page boundary).  This
> depends intricately on the details of memory allocation, so pretty
> much anything could make it come and go.

Aha, that makes sense. Sheer luck that the results were that consistent
during testing, then.

> Does the fix I posted work for you?  If not, let me know and I'll look
> into it more.

Sorry, didn't notice you posted that to the list. Today I learned that
Gmail doesn't put mails adressed to me and the list in the inbox. :(

The commit fixed it, yes. Thanks for the patch. It now works on both
Debian servers. Have run all tests on one of the servers, and will
repeat on other machines, too.

Thanks,
Øyvind
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