git problems

Chuck Robey chuckr at
Wed Jun 4 14:41:56 UTC 2008

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Eygene Ryabinkin wrote:
> Chuck, good day.
> Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 04:41:40PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote:
>> I am having problems with the git out of ports .... git-fetch keeps on dumping
>> core when I try update of xorg (the initial checkout works ok).   I'm running
>> FreeBSD-current ... does anyone have any idea why this might be?
> What version of Git you're using and what protocol is used for
> updating, native git or http?
> Any possibility of using ElectricFence (devel/ElectricFence)
> for chasing memory-related troubles?

Now that I have gdb working with me again, I am checking the git-fetch image to
see where it got lost.  If I must bring a tool such as ElectricFence I, I guess
I must, just I'm a bit irritated that the git build has one of those make
"improvements" (NOT) that instead of telling you the buid line, just gives you
"CC sourcename.c" which for anyone who knows code is just irritating, not any
sort of help at all.

Anyhow, I can do my own testing for a bit now.  I can say that I have tried
other git archives, and it's the git-fetch that seems to be doing it, not the
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