Re: What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2017, #03; Wed, 8)
- Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2017 23:00:28 +0100 (CET)
- From: Johannes Schindelin <Johannes.Schindelin@xxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2017, #03; Wed, 8)
On Wed, 8 Mar 2017, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> * jk/http-auth (2017-02-27) 2 commits
> (merged to 'next' on 2017-03-02 at 87f81b4395)
> + http: add an "auto" mode for http.emptyauth
> + http: restrict auth methods to what the server advertises
> Reduce authentication round-trip over HTTP when the server supports
> just a single authentication method.
Not only that. It fixes a bug where empty credentials were sent to a
server that did not declare to Negotiate (in which case empty credentials
are literally useless, and very likely incorrect).