Problem with git https URLs

Aurélien Aptel aaptel at
Fri Oct 14 09:02:36 UTC 2016

Germano Percossi <germano.percossi at> writes:
> I noticed that for some repositories (e.g. cifs-2.6.git), the
> https URLs point to stale versions of the repo.
> If you do
> git clone
> instead of
> git clone git://
> you would end up with a very old version of the same repo.

I can confirm this. Cloning from the http url gets you a repo with the
last commits made in 2012.

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