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RE: git clone through http

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On
> Behalf Of Joel Brobecker
> Sent: Friday, May 30, 2014 11:00 AM
> To: Frank Ch. Eigler
> Cc: Simon Marchi; Samuel Bronson;;
> Subject: Re: git clone through http
> > > >   2. Somehow set up a "smart" web-based git server. [...] Choice 2
> > > > is clearly more complicated and more httpd-specific, but also more
> > > > efficient in most cases.
> >
> > We'll consider it, though an even easier thing we could do is stop
> > promoting the http:// git URL.
> If we do, it would be interesting to know where that is. I double-checked
> GDB's website, and it only references the "git" protocol.

I am trying to use the http access to the GDB git repo because I want to run
automated tests using the master branch using a Jenkins infrastructure.  
That Jenkins machine has to go through a proxy to access the internet and the 
proxy does not trigger when using the git protocol.  So I was hoping to fall back
on the http protocol.

We've faced similar issues for eclipse projects and having an http access to
the repos has proven useful.

I found the reference to that http access here at the top of the page of the git repo:



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