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Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 14:12:43 -0800
From: Florian Fainelli <>
To:, Alyssa Ross <>
Cc: Rich Felker <>, Markus Mayer <>
Subject: Re: git cloning over https?

On 1/13/2022 1:53 PM, Alyssa Ross wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2022 at 01:44:23PM -0800, Florian Fainelli wrote:
>> Would you consider allowing to serve the repositories over
>> https rather than git? For some obscure reasons some corporate environments
>> do block the git protocol whereas https goes through.
> You should be able to git clone
> It is quite slow though -- since it looks like cgit is serving, this
> is presumably because cgit's built-in git serving feature only supports
> the legacy ("dumb") HTTP program, not the fast ("smart") one used by
> git http-backend, which would be a nice infrastructure improvement.

I don't seem to be able to get cloning from cgit to work either and not 
doing this in the corporate environment I vaguely mentioned but over my 
home residential provider (Cox). git:// works.

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