git repositories for cygwin packaging - please test

Jon Turney
Tue Aug 13 11:55:00 GMT 2019

On 09/08/2019 20:12, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 8/9/2019 12:12 PM, Jon Turney wrote:
>> On 08/08/2019 18:09, Ken Brown wrote:
>>> On 8/8/2019 10:04 AM, Andrew Schulman via cygwin-apps wrote:
>>>>> These repositories are lazily created on the first push.
>>>> In my testing, git push hangs on the first push, after "Initialized empty
>>>> git repositories". After I interrupt, it finishes normally. Maybe a
>>>> misconfiguration on my end.
>>> I'm seeing something like this too now, though I didn't when I first tested.  In
>>> my case it doesn't finish normally after the interrupt; I have to do a second
>>> git push, which then works.
>> Thanks for reporting this problem.
>> I need to look into this some more, but this looks like push is getting stuck
>> due to creating the repo taking an unusually long time (perhaps due to lock
>> contention with someone else creating a repo...).
> Whatever it was, it seems to be fixed now.

I've updated gitolite with a fix so creating a repository isn't 
grovelling over all existing repositories (which was taking a 
ridiculously long time after lots of repositories had been created)

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