When we report an http error code, we say something like:

  error: The requested URL reported failure: 403 Forbidden while accessing 

Everything between "error:" and "while" is written by curl,
and the resulting sentence is hard to read (especially
because there is no punctuation between curl's sentence and
the remainder of ours). Instead, let's re-order this to give
better flow:

  error: unable to access 'http://example.com/repo.git: The requested URL 
reported failure: 403 Forbidden

This is still annoyingly long, but at least reads more
clearly left to right.

Signed-off-by: Jeff King <p...@peff.net>
As I mentioned in the cover letter, I'm still not that excited about the
"after" result here. Suggestions welcome.

 http.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/http.c b/http.c
index 5e6f67d..64068a2 100644
--- a/http.c
+++ b/http.c
@@ -943,7 +943,7 @@ void http_error(const char *url)
 void http_error(const char *url)
-       error("%s while accessing %s", curl_errorstr, url);
+       error("unable to access '%s': %s", url, curl_errorstr);
 int http_fetch_ref(const char *base, struct ref *ref)

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