[cfarm-users] Unable to git pull on gcc112

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.net
Wed Mar 30 09:24:56 CEST 2022

On 2022-03-29 22:01:26 -0500, Jacob Bachmeyer via cfarm-users wrote:
> Jeffrey Walton via cfarm-users wrote:
> > When I try git://github.com/weidai11/cryptopp/:
> > 
> > $ git pull
> > fatal: remote error:
> >  The unauthenticated git protocol on port 9418 is no longer supported.
> While this does not help you, the root of this latter problem seems to be
> that GitHub has decided to deliberately break compatibility with one of
> Git's standard features using "security" as an excuse.  This is, of course,
> ridiculous for public repositories, since public repositories are, well,
> public.

Even though they are public, you still need to have a way to
authenticate the host to ensure that you will not connect to
a fake server (in particular with "git clone").

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