On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 12:26:39AM +0000, brian m. carlson wrote: > On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 04:50:52PM -0700, Jonathan Nieder wrote: > > Perhaps this should be conditional on the authentication method used, > > so affected people could still contact broken servers without having > > different configuration per server and without having to wait a second > > for the timeout. > > curl determines what method, but I guess it's safe to assume that the > authentication method used for the probe will be the same as the one > used for the final connection. Unfortunately, all curl will tell us is > what was offered, not what it would have chosen, so if GSSAPI and > something non-Basic are both offered, we'd have to make a guess. (curl > will always prefer non-Basic to Basic for the obvious reasons.) > > If you can argue for some sane semantics in what we should do in that > case, I'll reroll with that fix and a clearer wording for the docs.
Reading Jonathan Nieder's responses to the first patch, it looks like he was going to apply it, but I haven't seen it make its way into next or pu. Junio, do you want a reroll, and if so, do you want certain semantics for autodetecting this case, or are you just looking for documentation fixes? -- brian m. carlson / brian with sandals: Houston, Texas, US +1 832 623 2791 | http://www.crustytoothpaste.net/~bmc | My opinion only OpenPGP: RSA v4 4096b: 88AC E9B2 9196 305B A994 7552 F1BA 225C 0223 B187
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