Patchwork [6,of,9,V2] changelog: specify checkambig=True to avoid ambiguity around truncation

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Submitter Katsunori FUJIWARA
Date Sept. 22, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Message ID <550a2388d189a079822e.1474549165@feefifofum>
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Katsunori FUJIWARA - Sept. 22, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
# HG changeset patch
# User FUJIWARA Katsunori <>
# Date 1474548719 -32400
#      Thu Sep 22 21:51:59 2016 +0900
# Node ID 550a2388d189a079822ee13d901f3cb9854e5a3e
# Parent  f41572305dfab3686526fcc3a1339689542b6b53
changelog: specify checkambig=True to avoid ambiguity around truncation

If steps below occurs at "the same time in sec", all of mtime, ctime
and size are same between (1) and (3).

  1. append data to 00changelog.i (and close transaction)
  2. discard appended data by truncation (strip or rollback)
  3. append same size but different data to 00changelog.i again

Therefore, cache validation doesn't work after (3) as expected.

To avoid such file stat ambiguity around truncation, this patch
specifies checkambig=True for renaming or opening to write changes out
at finalization.

Even after this patch, avoiding file stat ambiguity of 00changelog.i
around truncation isn't yet completed, because truncation side isn't
aware of this issue.

This is a part of ExactCacheValidationPlan.


diff --git a/mercurial/ b/mercurial/
--- a/mercurial/
+++ b/mercurial/
@@ -382,9 +382,9 @@  class changelog(revlog.revlog):
             tmpname = self.indexfile + ".a"
             nfile =
-            self.opener.rename(tmpname, self.indexfile)
+            self.opener.rename(tmpname, self.indexfile, checkambig=True)
         elif self._delaybuf:
-            fp = self.opener(self.indexfile, 'a')
+            fp = self.opener(self.indexfile, 'a', checkambig=True)
             self._delaybuf = None