On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 5:00 PM, TJ <g...@iam.tj> wrote:
> Using Ubuntu Precise 12.04 with git version ( I discovered a bug 
> whereby git-clone deletes the repository
> it has just created if there is a GnuTLS error after the final transfer.
> I switched to building and using the current git head 
> ( and found the same issue is still present.
> There are two problems here:
> 1. At the end of the transfer "GnuTLS recv error (-9): A TLS packet with 
> unexpected length was received"
> 2. git-clone goes on to resolve deltas *then* deletes the entire repository
> This is reported as Ubuntu bug #1111882 at 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1111882

I believe this is due to git not supporting resumable clones, and that
the repo is in an unusable state.

It's listed as a 2011 GSoC idea [1] but has since been taken off
because it's considered a "hard" problem (can't come with a email
thread right off the top of my head).

[1] https://git.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/SoC2011Ideas#Resumable_clone

Ray Chuan
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