'cannot lock ref' message during push to origin

I got this output in my terminal when pushing a series of commits to 
blead this morning:

#####
$ git push origin blead
Counting objects: 34, done.
Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
Compressing objects: 100% (34/34), done.
Writing objects: 100% (34/34), 3.08 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done.
Total 34 (delta 29), reused 0 (delta 0)
remote: error: cannot lock ref 
'refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/refsh/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale': 
Unable to create 
'/srv/gitroot/perl.git/./refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/refsh/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale.lock': 
Permission denied
remote: error: Unable to create 
'/srv/gitroot/perl.git/./logs/refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale.lock': 
Permission denied
remote: error: failed to run reflog
To ssh://jkeenan@perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git
    2f49491..5baf666  blead -> blead
#####

I believe others have gotten similar, presumably spurious error messages.

Up until last year I would have known whom to contact about this, i.e., 
seveas rather than the perl.org sysadmins.  I understand that that 
person (seveas) no longer works at the company hosting 
https://perl5.git.perl.org/ but don't know who has replaced him.

Could we get clarification as to whom to contact re problems in our git 
repository?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan
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On 04/08/2018 10:31 AM, James E Keenan wrote:
> I got this output in my terminal when pushing a series of commits to 
> blead this morning:
> 
> #####
> $ git push origin blead
> Counting objects: 34, done.
> Delta compression using up to 4 threads.
> Compressing objects: 100% (34/34), done.
> Writing objects: 100% (34/34), 3.08 KiB | 0 bytes/s, done.
> Total 34 (delta 29), reused 0 (delta 0)
> remote: error: cannot lock ref 
> 'refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/refsh/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale': 
> Unable to create 
> '/srv/gitroot/perl.git/./refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/refsh/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale.lock': 
> Permission denied
> remote: error: Unable to create 
> '/srv/gitroot/perl.git/./logs/refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale.lock': 
> Permission denied
> remote: error: failed to run reflog
> To ssh://jkeenan@perl5.git.perl.org/perl.git
>     2f49491..5baf666  blead -> blead
> #####
> 
> I believe others have gotten similar, presumably spurious error messages.
> 
> Up until last year I would have known whom to contact about this, i.e., 
> seveas rather than the perl.org sysadmins.  I understand that that 
> person (seveas) no longer works at the company hosting 
> https://perl5.git.perl.org/ but don't know who has replaced him.
> 
> Could we get clarification as to whom to contact re problems in our git 
> repository?
> 
> Thank you very much.
> Jim Keenan

This problem persists.  Pushing to blead just now (commit 
a684213360784beeff22665b3da443d7b86e26cc), I got:

remote: error: cannot lock ref 
'refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/refsh/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale': 
Unable to create 
'/srv/gitroot/perl.git/./refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/refsh/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale.lock': 
Permission denied
remote: error: Unable to create 
'/srv/gitroot/perl.git/./logs/refs/remotes/gitweb/refsh/heads/smoke-me/khw-locale.lock': 
Permission denied
remote: error: failed to run reflog
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4/16/2018 1:22:50 AM
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