On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 08:52:06AM +0200, Patrick Atoon wrote:
> Here is what happens. First try cloning without specifying the user name:
> $ git clone https://git.server.com/git/test.git
> Initialized empty Git repository in /tmp/git/test/.git/
> error: The requested URL returned error: 401 Authorization Required
> while accessing
> fatal: HTTP request failed
That should be prompting you. What version of git are you using?
> I couldn't find a "--username" flag or something similar for the git
> command, so my next try was to incorporate the user name in the URL,
> basic auth style.
Yes, that's the correct way to do it from the command line.
If you are running v1.7.9 and later, you can also put this in your
username = user.em...@emaildomain.com
to automatically use that username for the particular domain.
> Note the double "@" there, it is bound to cause trouble.
Yes. You probably want to escape it like:
In theory we could parse from the right-hand side of the hostname and
realize that only the right-most "@" is the username separator (under
the assumption that hostnames can never contain an "@"). I don't know if
that would violate the standard or not. However, it is not even git that
does the actual parsing in this case, but rather libcurl.
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