On Sunday, March 25, 2012, Whitehorse06 <ramsfor...@gmail.com> wrote:
> a) git clone ssh://ftpu...@118.139.xxx.5/~/git/Read me.txt
>   (note xxx) is changed for privacy reasons.
> I get the following error message
> Cloning into Readme.txt...
> fatal: Invalid gitfile format: /var/chroot/home/content/85/91334343/
> git/Readme.txt
> fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly

Ignoring for a moment the fact that README.txt and Readme.txt are two
totally different files, they both appear to be text files rather than Git
repositories.  I think the command you actually want is:

git clone ftpu...@118.139.xxx.5:~/testrepo


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