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Re: [Xen-devel] Dom0 source download issue

On Fri, 2011-07-22 at 09:44 +0100, Vincent Hanquez wrote:
> On 07/22/2011 08:50 AM, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > The are some server-side indices which need to be updated on git push in
> > order for the http method to work correctly. This sort of thing often
> > happens when this hasn't happened correctly for one reason or another.
> >
> > The git:// method is much more reliable since it does not require this
> > step (and it's more efficient on the wire etc). I'd strongly recommend
> > using git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jeremy/xen.git if
> > you can.
> (a bit out of date information..)
> git supports smart http (which is as efficient as git://) since end of 2009, 
> and 
> it's definitely supported by g.k.o.

Ah, good info thanks.

I presume this smart http does not require any push time hooks to be
called (the docs don't mention them either positively or negatively
which suggests they aren't needed now).

> In this case, Wei you have a choice of either switching to git protocol or 
> upgrading your git version.

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