Jonathan Nieder <jrnie...@gmail.com> writes:
> FWIW the GIT_SSL_CERT_PASSWORD_PROTECTED envvar has a similar "can
> only enable" behavior, but since it's documented, that's not as big
> of a problem. Do you remember why it was written that way?
Not me ;-).
If I have to guess, it is probably that these two are thought to be
equally trivial way to defeat existing environment settings:
(unset GIT_SSL_CERT_PASSWORD_PROTECTED ; git cmd)
GIT_SSL_CERT_PASSWORD_PROTECTED=no git cmd
> When that setting was first added, there was some mention of
> autodetection if libcurl could learn to do that. Did it happen?
I do not think so, but let's see if our resident cURL guru has
something to say about it.
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