Re: On what days are the git servers available to obtain the ports tree?

From: Chris <>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2022 19:04:06 UTC
On 2022-05-02 11:21, Janky Jay, III wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> On 5/2/22 11:09, Chris wrote:
>> I'm a maintainer for well over 100 ports. But more often than
>> not, I am not permitted to obtain the ports tree from any of
>> the FreeBSD git servers:
>> # git clone -o freebsd --config 
>> remote.freebsd.fetch='+refs/notes/*:refs/notes/*' 
>> PORTS-20220502
>> returns:
>> error: RPC failed; HTTP 504 curl 22 The requested URL returned error: 504
>> fatal: error reading section header 'shallow-info'
> I've run into this issue in the past with older versions of git. I found 
> that
> updating my version of git to anything equal or newer than 2.35.1 resolved 
> it.
> If you can't update your git version because you can't update your ports 
> tree, I
> found that adjusting the size of the global config for git's 
> "http.postBuffer" to
> 500MB fixed the issue for older git versions:
> # git config --global http.postBuffer 524288000
> Hope that helps!
I think you may have provided me with both the problem && solution. I'm 
all of this within a jail(8) && my copy of git is not the newest; the 
resources are
also less than those of the host. So I would venture a guess that at *least* 
one of
your proposed solution gets it for me.

Thanks! :-)

> Regards,
> Janky Jay, III