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From: Santiago Torres Arias <>
To: "R. Diez" <>
Subject: Re: Interrupted system call
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 10:22:05 -0400
Message-ID: <20200701142205.3gwltulmkrd6iljk@LykOS.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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> Nevertheless, I am surprised to get such an "Interrupted system call" from
> Git. A long time ago I learnt that it is OK for many syscalls to get
> interrupted, so you have to loop around them. See here for more information:
> As a result, users should never actually get an "Interrupted system call"
> error from any software, at least when no sockets or non-blocking I/O is
> involved.

I'm not sure if you can blame git right away (it could be an underlying
library), and I'm also not convinced that "interrupted system call" is
an error that should never exist for users (error handling is generally
very nuanced).

I'd advice to use GIT_TRACE_FSMONITOR or just GIT_TRACE to figure out
what component is the last one in place before things failed. You can
read about these on the manpage on the "other" subsection of the

I hope this helps!

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Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2020-07-01  9:43 ` R. Diez
2020-07-01 14:22   ` Santiago Torres Arias [this message]
2020-07-01 16:21   ` Jeff King
2020-07-02  7:07     ` R. Diez
2020-07-15  9:38       ` Jeff King
2020-07-15 16:06         ` Chris Torek
2020-07-12  8:41     ` R. Diez

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