Ok. this has been solved.
It seems that a global setting was in the .gitconfig file and it was
forcing the protocol to switch to https:
Once this was removed, there is progress but now another error:
fatal: read error: Invalid argument
fatal: early EOFs: 98% (9531/9725)
fatal: index-pack failed
On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 5:47:41 PM UTC-4, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen wrote:
> On Monday, June 9, 2014 9:52:44 PM UTC+2, Clinton Parham wrote:
>>>> Hello git users,
>>>> I'm trying to run a git server on my Windows 7 workstation. I've
>>>> downloaded the Windows installer from http://git-scm.com/downloads and
>>>> I'm able to clone other repositories.
>>>> Now I want to allow others to clone my repositories. But when testing
>>>> my setup, I get these errors (both client and server are on the same box):
>>>> *Client side:*
>>>> F:\git>git clone git://localhost:9419/test.git test2
>>>> Cloning into 'test2'...
>>>> fatal: unable to access 'https://localhost:9419/test.git/': Unknown
>>>> SSL protocol error in connection to localhost:9419
>>> It strikes me as odd that it appears to clone over HTTPS, when you
>>> specified a git:// url.. To the best of my knowledge, cloning over git://
>>> (the Git protocol) has nothing to do with HTTPS, and by extension, should
>>> not involve SSL.
>>> Could it be that you are somehow running a HTTPS service on port 9419,
>>> and Git is falling back to use this as protocol? Check what process is
>>> using the port, kill the service, restart the daemon and try again.
> Yup, I agree that SSL being involved is odd.
>> A 'netstat -ano' doesn't list any process on 9419. Also, when I down the
>> git daemon, a telnet to localhost:9419 fails so I don't believe anything
>> else is listening on that port. A similar telnet works of course when the
>> git daemon is running.
>> Also interesting is that the same clone works when I run it under cygwin!
> You mean when running the git clone command on cygwin, or running the
> daemon on cygwin, or both?
> In any case, I'm lost. Perhaps someone on the msysgit list can answer (on
> cc now).
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