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Re: What's cooking in git.git (Mar 2017, #03; Wed, 8)




Hi Junio,

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).

Ciao,
Johannes