Please describe the problem.

git-annex-fsck flags as an error a key that has zero copies, even after the key has been marked dead with git-annex-dead .

What steps will reproduce the problem?

see below

What version of git-annex are you using? On what operating system?

(master_env_v149_py36) 16:48  [viral-ngs-benchmarks] $ git annex version
git-annex version: 7.20190708-gbc74eb1
build flags: Assistant Webapp Pairing S3 WebDAV Inotify DBus DesktopNotify TorrentParser MagicMime Feeds Testsuite
dependency versions: aws-0.21.1 bloomfilter-2.0.1.0 cryptonite-0.25 DAV-1.3.3 feed-1.0.1.0 ghc-8.4.2 http-client-0.5.14 persistent-sql\
ite-2.9.2 torrent-10000.1.1 uuid-1.3.13 yesod-1.6.0
key/value backends: SHA256E SHA256 SHA512E SHA512 SHA224E SHA224 SHA384E SHA384 SHA3_256E SHA3_256 SHA3_512E SHA3_512 SHA3_224E SHA3_2\
24 SHA3_384E SHA3_384 SKEIN256E SKEIN256 SKEIN512E SKEIN512 BLAKE2B256E BLAKE2B256 BLAKE2B512E BLAKE2B512 BLAKE2B160E BLAKE2B160 BLAKE\
2B224E BLAKE2B224 BLAKE2B384E BLAKE2B384 BLAKE2S256E BLAKE2S256 BLAKE2S160E BLAKE2S160 BLAKE2S224E BLAKE2S224 BLAKE2SP256E BLAKE2SP256\
 BLAKE2SP224E BLAKE2SP224 SHA1E SHA1 MD5E MD5 WORM URL
remote types: git gcrypt p2p S3 bup directory rsync web bittorrent webdav adb tahoe glacier ddar hook external
operating system: linux x86_64
supported repository versions: 5 7
upgrade supported from repository versions: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6
local repository version: 5
(master_env_v149_py36) 16:51  [viral-ngs-benchmarks] $ uname -a
Linux ip-172-31-87-151.ec2.internal 4.14.133-113.105.amzn2.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Jul 10 16:57:02 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
(master_env_v149_py36) 16:51  [viral-ngs-benchmarks] $

Please provide any additional information below.

(master_env_v149_py36) 16:48  [viral-ngs-benchmarks] $ git annex dead --key MD5E-s363253--e5190755e0ded033bff6b5184adc2fb2.pkl.gz
dead MD5E-s363253--e5190755e0ded033bff6b5184adc2fb2.pkl.gz ok
(master_env_v149_py36) 16:48  [viral-ngs-benchmarks] $ echo $?
0
(master_env_v149_py36) 16:48  [viral-ngs-benchmarks] $ git annex fsck --key MD5E-s363253--e5190755e0ded033bff6b5184adc2fb2.pkl.gz
fsck MD5E-s363253--e5190755e0ded033bff6b5184adc2fb2.pkl.gz
  ** No known copies exist of MD5E-s363253--e5190755e0ded033bff6b5184adc2fb2.pkl.gz
  These dead repositories used to have copies
        fb0aac49-5cdd-41ce-9d3b-101d9a91d623 -- crogit runner crogrun_190718_135857_6024

  (Avoid this check by running: git annex dead --key )
failed
(recording state in git...)
git-annex: fsck: 1 failed

Have you had any luck using git-annex before? (Sometimes we get tired of reading bug reports all day and a lil' positive end note does wonders)

git-annex helps me keep my sanity :)