On a git built from the master branch just now:
$ ./git config remote.origin.url
$ ./git -c remote.origin.url=git://git.sourceforge.jp/gitroot/git-core/git.git
$ GIT_TRACE=1 ./git -c
fetch 2>&1 | head -n 2
trace: built-in: git 'fetch'
trace: run_command: 'git-remote-https' 'origin'
I'd expect this to try to fetch from the remote.origin.url I specified
on the command-line, but for some reason fetch doesn't pick that up.
Isn't this a bug?
The use case for this is to have a script in cron that does a pull of
repositories via http while the developers expecting to occasionally
use those repositories as work directories should transparently be
able to pull/push from them.
I know about remote.origin.pushurl, but I'd prefer pulls to also be
over ssh in those cases, because then you don't have to worry about
proxy settings (different for the devs & that automated script).
I could fix this, but I thought I'd first send a question about
whether this shouldn't be considered a bug, and I haven't dug into
this yet but I think that configuration passed via the -c option
should *always* override any other config Git may get from elsewhere.
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