Re: problems cloning glib and mutter from Ghana

On Sun, May 16, 2010 at 2:58 AM, Ben Konrath <ben bagu org> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm following up a chat I had on IRC a couple of days ago. I'm
> connecting from a faster connection now so I'm not seeing the problem
> but I would still like to have this issue in the archives.
> I'm in Ghana and I'm having problems cloning the glib and mutter git
> repos. Here's what's happening:
> -> When I run git 'clone git://', it just hangs at
> this stage:
> Initialized empty Git repository in /home/ben/Desktop/mutter/.git/
> -> Switching to a new terminal, I am able to checkout smaller modules
> like caribou
> -> Running 'mtr' as root gives very minimal lost packets
> (0.4% or less on some nodes)
> Olav Vitters posted this error message from the server logs to the IRC chat:
> <bkor> May 14 17:18:56 git xinetd[2003]: START: git pid=20892
> from=::ffff:
> <bkor> May 14 17:18:56 git git-daemon[20892]: Connection from
> <bkor> May 14 17:18:56 git git-daemon[20892]: Extended attributes (20
> bytes) exist <>
> <bkor> May 14 17:18:56 git git-daemon[20892]: Request upload-pack for '/glib'
> <bkor> May 14 17:42:25 git git-daemon[20892]: fatal: read error:
> Connection timed out
> <bkor> May 14 17:42:25 git xinetd[2003]: EXIT: git status=128
> pid=20892 duration=1409(sec)
> <bkor> not sure if that is normal or not
> The last time I had a problem was trying to clone mutter at around
> 22:00 - 00:00 UTC on Friday night. I was connecting from
> Could somebody check the logs to see if there are errors from that IP
> around that time?
> I'm also curious if git is known to not work well on slow connections.
> Like I said, I'm now using a different and faster connection (I'm at a
> different hotel) so I can't test things out with the other connection.
> I'm going to try to clone mutter with my cellular modem later today to
> see if that works.
> I'm not on this list so please cc me.

Just so everyone is aware, what version of git are you using?

Jeff Schroeder

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