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Re: Git protocol support of (lib)curl.

From: Hongyi Zhao via curl-library <>
Date: Wed, 6 Jan 2021 11:52:35 +0800

On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 8:57 AM Dan Fandrich via curl-library
<> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 06, 2021 at 08:29:21AM +0800, Hongyi Zhao via curl-library wrote:
> > $ curl git://
> > curl: (1) Protocol "git" not supported or disabled in libcurl
> >
> > So, any hints for the git protocol support of (lib)curl?
> I'm not sure the git: protocol is very useful without the git tool as well.
> And, the since the git tool already implements the git protocol using libcurl,
> I personally don't see much gain, except perhaps for the (very few) alternative
> git implementations that might use a built-in git protocol. But, there would be
> far too few of those to make this worthwhile. What is your use case?

$ git clone git://...

Assoc. Prof. Hongyi Zhao <>
Theory and Simulation of Materials
Hebei Polytechnic University of Science and Technology engineering
NO. 552 North Gangtie Road, Xingtai, China
Received on 2021-01-06