[Users] ETK Maxwell checkout failing for McLachlan, KrancNumericalTools

Ian Hinder ian.hinder at aei.mpg.de
Wed May 23 07:20:53 CDT 2012

On 23 May 2012, at 13:56, Ian Hinder wrote:

> On 23 May 2012, at 13:25, Kelly, Bernard J. (GSFC-660.0)[UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY] wrote:
>> Hi Ian.
>> Yes, I should have explained that this was an additional checkout after
>> most of ETK was already checked out (hence the number 12 instead of 175 or
>> so). But the original checkout was also Maxwell, and was performed only a
>> day or two earlier, with the same GetComponents and thornlist.
>> I just moved that whole Cactus aside and redid from scratch. Identical
>> failure (but this time saying 175). Almost everything checks out fine;
>> just not McLachlan and KrancNumericalTools, and GetComponents itself,
>> apparently (?).
>> I've redone the checkout (again after the main checkout) with the
>> "--verbose" option. Result after main text. The option "--verbose 2"
>> fails, so presumably the correct syntax is slightly different; I didn't
>> hang around to check.
>> BTW, I don't really think the issue has anything to do with my OS X
>> version, though I suppose my MacPorts git might have some funny settings.
> Hi Bernard,
> Can we move this back to the list?  Others might have suggestions and will benefit in future from the discussion.  I have done this:
> MacBook-2:temp $ git clone --depth 1 git://carpetcode.org/McLachlan
> Cloning into McLachlan...
> remote: Counting objects: 3878, done.
> remote: Compressing objects: 100% (2222/2222), done.
> remote: Total 3878 (delta 3229), reused 2050 (delta 1638)
> Receiving objects: 100% (3878/3878), 2.38 MiB | 838 KiB/s, done.
> Resolving deltas: 100% (3229/3229), done.
> MacBook-2:temp $ cd McLachlan/
> MacBook-2:McLachlan (master) $ git checkout --track -b ET_2011_10 origin/ET_2011_10
> Branch ET_2011_10 set up to track remote branch ET_2011_10 from origin.
> Switched to a new branch 'ET_2011_10'
> MacBook-2:McLachlan (ET_2011_10) $ git --version
> git version
> Those are the commands that GetComponents claims to be using.  Can you try these commands on their own and see what happens?  It might be something to do with old versions of Git, or maybe GetComponents is doing something different than the commands it outputs.
> Have a look at http://stackoverflow.com/questions/499316/git-plugin-for-hudson-checkout-problem, and other google hits for the checkout error message.  It's looking like it might be a problem with an old version of git.
> -- 
> Ian Hinder
> http://numrel.aei.mpg.de/people/hinder

Ian Hinder

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