On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 01:41:30 -0700 (PDT)
tombert <tomb...@live.at> wrote:
> Trying to clone from a project with url:
> Real-world example:
> fails with an error "could not resolve hostname myserver:: no address
> associated with name"
> Take special attention on the two colons ::
> because when I try to clone from (removed the colon after the server)
> it works.
> On the other hand using tortoiseGit it definitely shows up the colon
> after the server name.
> So for me it looks like the user-server-path spliting of the url is
> performed on the wrong separators ...
* According to the "GIT URLS" section of the git-clone manual page,
a stray colon between the server and path components is only allowed
when working over SSH (to mimic scp's convention).
So are you cloning via SSH? I would not be surprised it doesn't work
for git:// or http[s]://.
* Shouldn't this problem be reported to the TortoiseGit's tracker?
Personally, I don't care but I think it's a good idea.
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