[cygwin] The new permission system and git

Jason Pyeron jpyeron@pdinc.us
Mon Jun 22 17:15:00 GMT 2015


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lemke, Michael 
> Sent: Monday, June 22, 2015 11:31 AM
> 
> Sorry to say this but everywhere I use cygwin (work, home) 
> these days I run into trouble with the new permission system 
> initially introduced at 1.7.35 IIRC.  I just did this:
> 
> $ cd //some/server

I have seen this before, please confirm all works on local drives (not
mapped / UNC). If so can you please try with this version of git:
https://github.com/pdinc-oss/git/tree/cygwin-issue-remoteCIFS-rename ?

>From thread: https://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2014-12/msg00096.html

> $ git init .
> $ git add statistik
> $ git commit
> error: invalid object 040000 
> ab9e237892aceba0cb7447b290bdcc7437967918 for 'statistik'
> error: Error building trees
> $
> 
> But:
> $ ls -ls .git/objects/ab/9e237892aceba0cb7447b290bdcc7437967918
> 4 -r--rwxr--+ 1 Administrators INA-DE01+Domain Users 365 Jun 
> 22 16:59 .git/objects/ab/9e237892aceba0cb7447b290bdcc7437967918
> 
> Mounting the whole server directory noacl doesn't help.  The 
> only change is that vi doesn't complain that I am editing a 
> readonly file when saving the commit message.
> 
> On Stackoverflow I found a workaround 
>
(http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6866913/git-commit-on-windows-cygwin-is-
broken)
> 
> $ git config --add core.createobject rename

Glad to see that it has been merged in. This is the proper solution for
repos on UNC.

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