On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 3:55 PM, Stefan Näwe
<stefan.na...@atlas-elektronik.com> wrote:
>>     [remote "exp"]
>>             url = [localhost:2223]:blink.git
>>             fetch = +refs/heads/*:refs/remotes/exp/*
>> However, now I get this message:
>>     $ git fetch exp
>>     fatal: ':blink.git' does not appear to be a git repository
>>     fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
> I wonder why that worked (especially the "[...]") at all ?
> I thought specifying a port for a SSH connection was always only
> possible when using
>        ssh://user@host:port/path/to/repo.git
> - or -
>        ssh://user@host:port/~user/path/to/repo.git
> At least that's what I always read out of the git-clone man page.

[] is used to wrap ipv6 and because we don't know if it's actually
ipv6 or v4, we accept it in both cases, so [abc] can be used in place
"host" above. No [host:port]:path won't work because "host:port" is
considered host name. But [host or ip]:path may work (that is after I
fix my bug).
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