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Re: git on cygwin 1.7.2/1.7.4

On Wed, Apr 07, 2010 at 10:43:08PM -0400, Mark Levedahl wrote:
>On 03/31/2010 09:36 PM, Mark Levedahl wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 08:08:37PM -0400, Mark Levedahl wrote:
>>>> All of the above connections and i/o processing are done using
>>>> bog-standard fork, pipe, open, read, write, and associated file
>>>> commands. Git has no trouble opening all of the processes and pipes
>>>> under Cygwin 1.7.2. However, in general before the data transfer is
>>>> complete the demux process issues an error upon getting an incomplete
>>>> packet (fewer bytes transmitted than declared in the header), and
>>>> debugging shows the error code of the read() is ENOENT, indicating the
>>>> pipe or socket has been terminated early. The index-pack process also
>>>> issues an error due to receipt of an incomplete pack.
>Given the above, it seems logical the problem is with pipes, and as 
>1.7.4-1 is has fixes for pipes I tried it out and found a significant 
>improvement: using 1.7.2-1 I got 16 failures out of 20 attempts to clone 
>a 17 MByte repo on localhost, using 1.7.4-1 this is down to 3 failures 
>out of 20 attempts. (1.7.3-1 was not an improvement).

And, yet, there were no fixes for pipes in 1.7.4.


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