On Thu, 26 May 2016 05:15:00 -0700 (PDT)
Boaz Feldbaum <boaz.feldb...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm novice to git. I installed the windows 64 bit version and opened
> the git command window. Typed as the instructions say:
> git config --global user.name "xyz"
> then:
> git clone url folder
> and got:
> fatal: unable to access 'url': The requested URL returned error: 500
> what am I doping wrong?
> The url is the one that I got from codeplex.
> It didn't ask me for my username and password.

You omitted all the interesting details about your problem (why not
just give us away the real URL if it requires authentication anyway?)
but 500 looks like a so-called HTTP status code.  So I assume your
repository URL starts with http:// or https://, and HTTP status code 500
stands for "Internal server error".  In turn, this status code
is usually returned for the cases which can be described this way: the
server software understood the request but failed miserably trying to
process it.

I'm afraid there's not much you can do about this other than trying to
obtain a working URL or contacting Codeplex staff about this problem.

Note that since AFAIK Codeplex is in limbo, many projects are mirgating
from it away, so try figuring out whether your project has actually a
new home.

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