Crash after saving to a git repo

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Mon Mar 31 13:55:49 PDT 2014

On Mon, 2014-03-31 at 13:52 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 1:51 PM, Anton Lundin <glance at> wrote:
> >
> > Yepp, it fixes things both for current head built threadsafe and the
> > Ubuntu packaged one.
> Goodie. Dirk, mind applying it with some obvious commit message and my sign-off?

My pleasure. I'm always glad when things turn out to be something that
was in the documentation and that actually works as expected...

> > I think there should be a git_threads_shutdown() somewhere in that patch
> > too, for it to be complete.
> I don't think it matters. The place we would put it is when exiting,
> but by then just the exit will clean stuff up, so there isn't any real
> upside.

Purist will say that we should still shut things down cleanly. But who
am I to argue with you on day 1 of the merge window... how many thousand
commits have you pulled so far?


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