[libvirt-users] git repository access via HTTPS

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Jan 24 13:29:26 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 03:20:47PM +0200, Fyodor Kupchik wrote:
> still no luck with it :(
> I precede git command by proxychains one since git does not respect any kind
> of proxy settings (nor system wide or those I set via git config http.proxy)
> and it only works  in such way.
> ==============================================================================
> ProxyChains-3.1 (http://proxychains.sf.net)
> Initialized empty Git repository in
> /home/teo/prj/archipel/Archipel/Libvirt/.gnulib/.git/
> git.sv.gnu.org[0:]: errno=Connection refused
> fatal: unable to connect a socket (Connection refused)
> Clone of 'git://git.sv.gnu.org/gnulib.git' into submodule path '.gnulib'
> failed
> Failed to recurse into submodule path 'Libvirt'
> Unable to initialize submodules

This shows that the initial libvirt checkover over HTTP worked
fine.  What in fact failed was the attempt to checkout the
GNULIB submodule, which is still using git:// protocol. I don't
believe there is any way to change the protocol used for submodules
during initial checkout.


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