Please describe the problem.

After many addeded files, a have error: Another git process seems to be running in this repository, e.g. an editor opened by 'git commit'. Please make sure all processes are terminated then try again. If it still fails, a git process may have crashed in this repository earlier: remove the file manually to continue. fatal: Unable to create '/home/syncer/updates/.git/index.lock': File exists.

Another git process seems to be running in this repository, e.g. an editor opened by 'git commit'. Please make sure all processes are terminated then try again. If it still fails, a git process may have crashed in this repository earlier: remove the file manually to continue. fatal: Unable to create '/home/syncer/updates/.git/index.lock': File exists.

Another git process seems to be running in this repository, e.g. an editor opened by 'git commit'. Please make sure all processes are terminated then try again. If it still fails, a git process may have crashed in this repository earlier: remove the file manually to continue. fatal: Unable to create '/home/syncer/updates/.git/index.lock': File exists.

Another git process seems to be running in this repository, e.g. an editor opened by 'git commit'. Please make sure all processes are terminated then try again. If it still fails, a git process may have crashed in this repository earlier: remove the file manually to continue.

git-annex: user error (xargs ["-0","git","--git-dir=.git","--work-tree=.","--literal-pathspecs","add","--"] exited 123) failed fatal: Unable to create '/home/syncer/updates/.git/index.lock': File exists.

What steps will reproduce the problem?

cd /home/syncer/updates

git init

git annex init --version=6

git clone ssh://git-annex.drweb.loc/home/syncer/updates

echo "* annex.backend=WORM" > .gitattributes

git add .gitattributes

git commit -m "set attributes"

git annex initremote myrsync type=rsync rsyncurl=git-annex.drweb.loc:/home/syncer/rsync_remote encryption=none

git annex copy --all --to myrsync

add and modify files

git annex add -J8 .

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

git-annex version: 6.20170101.1 build flags: Assistant Webapp Pairing Testsuite S3(multipartupload)(storageclasses) WebDAV Inotify DBus DesktopNotify ConcurrentOutput TorrentParser MagicMime Feeds Quvi key/value backends: SHA256E SHA256 SHA512E SHA512 SHA224E SHA224 SHA384E SHA384 SHA3_256E SHA3_256 SHA3_512E SHA3_512 SHA3_224E SHA3_224 SHA3_384E SHA3_384 SKEIN256E SKEIN256 SKEIN512E SKEIN512 SHA1E SHA1 MD5E MD5 WORM URL remote types: git gcrypt p2p S3 bup directory rsync web bittorrent webdav tahoe glacier ddar hook external local repository version: 6 supported repository versions: 3 5 6 upgrade supported from repository versions: 0 1 2 3 4 5 operating system: linux x86_64

Please provide any additional information below.

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# If the problem is with the git-annex assistant, paste in .git/annex/daemon.log


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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)

fixed --Joey