[cygwin] Cygwin's git says "error: failed to read delta-pack base object"

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Dec 7 10:11:00 GMT 2014


On Dec  5 12:39, Dave L wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 6:35 AM, Corinna Vinschen
> <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> >
> > ...
> >
> > This looks suspiciously like a bug in the remote filesystem.  Link
> > succeeded, so there are two links to the same file in the directory.
> > Unlinking link 1 succeeds, so there's still one link to the file in the
> > directory, but link 2 is inaccessible as if the file has been deleted
> > completely.  Thus, a full POSIX git on this drive is broken.
> >
> > Can you please run
> >
> >   /usr/lib/csih/getVolInfo /cygdrive/z
> >
> > and paste the output here?  Maybe I can workaround this in the next
> > Cygwin version.
> 
>  Here you go:
> 
> $ /usr/lib/csih/getVolInfo /cygdrive/Z
> Device Type        : 7
> Characteristics    : 10
> Volume Name        : <>
> Serial Number      : 1646121781
> Max Filenamelength : 255
> Filesystemname     : <NTFS>
> Flags              : c700ff
>   FILE_CASE_SENSITIVE_SEARCH  : TRUE
>   FILE_CASE_PRESERVED_NAMES   : TRUE
>   FILE_UNICODE_ON_DISK        : TRUE
>   FILE_PERSISTENT_ACLS        : TRUE
>   FILE_FILE_COMPRESSION       : TRUE
>   FILE_VOLUME_QUOTAS          : TRUE
>   FILE_SUPPORTS_SPARSE_FILES  : TRUE
>   FILE_SUPPORTS_REPARSE_POINTS: TRUE
>   FILE_SUPPORTS_REMOTE_STORAGE: FALSE
>   FILE_VOLUME_IS_COMPRESSED   : FALSE
>   FILE_SUPPORTS_OBJECT_IDS    : TRUE
>   FILE_SUPPORTS_ENCRYPTION    : TRUE
>   FILE_NAMED_STREAMS          : TRUE
>   FILE_READ_ONLY_VOLUME       : FALSE
>   FILE_SEQUENTIAL_WRITE_ONCE  : FALSE
>   FILE_SUPPORTS_TRANSACTIONS  : FALSE

Standard NTFS, it seems.

> Thanks for looking into this.  FWIW, @Kai on StackExchange has been
> able to reproduce the problem. See last comment here:

I don't know what I can do here.  This works fine for me and as long as
I can't reproduce the issue...  Could that be related to sharing
permissions?!?


Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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