Message: previous - next
Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Help! fatal: destination path 'main/applications/ktorrent' already exists and is not an empty directory.

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2013 02:17:59 +0100
On Sunday 15 of December 2013 01:13:51 Darrell Anderson wrote:
> >> Is there a way to download just the .git directory? Or pull the
> >> .git directory from the top level of the sources?
> >
> >Are you possibly seeing the result of a hardware failure !
> >I'd run memcheck...  Then try fsck on the hdd.
> No, nothing like that. I have a backup clone of the entire drive
> and the same modules are missing the .git folders there too. Likely
> this has been happening for several days but as I don't sit and
> watch the script running I would not have noticed the fatal error
> messages.
> The .git folders have simply disappeared. How will remain a
> mystery. Not all have disappeared, just some. Murphy's Law, one of
> the affected folders has to be !#%* tde-i18n, at 1.1 GB.
> I'm slowly rebuilding affected modules by running git clone in a
> clean location, but this is not my idea of how to spend the day. :-(
> The entire GIT tree is 5.5 GB, which with my ISP connection, would
> take more than 4 hours --- at optimal connection speed. Probably 6
> hours or so, because many folks on this small rural ISP network are
> indoors during the cold winter night streaming movies....
> I'd like to find a way to just snag the missing .git folder, but no
> such fortune yet on the web.
> Darrell

It is strange to me, how could git folder just lose.
For tde-i18n would "lost" had to take some time.

Have you tried git fsck on the modules that are okay for now?