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Re: ls-remote set timeout




ping!

Does anyone has an idea?


Jakob

Am 08.03.19 um 10:31 schrieb Jakobus Schürz:
> Hi there!
>
> Im new to this list - so hello, hope I'm welcome.
>
>
> My problem is: I have a configuration for my bash saved on a private
> git-repo. Every time, i start bash, my .bashrc checks this repo out to
> get all changes (alias, some functions, $PS1 and so on). So i can have
> my working environment on all my servers with personal login.
>
>
> Now I'm working on a new customer, where github.com is not reachable
> (firewall/proxy). Parts of my configuration (some plugins/scripts for
> vim) cannot be updated there, because they are hosted on github.com. :-/
>
> Now i tried to fiddle in a check, if a repo is reachable in my .bashrc.
> And i found out, that git ls-remote is a good choice, because it handles
> redirections from http to https correctly behind this proxy. (direct
> https links to git-repos do even not work in this surrounding... don't
> ask why, please).
>
> I can check, if my private repo (git bare repo with gitweb) is reachable
> (http pull, ssh is also closed!!!) with git ls-remote. But this check
> hangs on github.com in case of a redirection from the proxy to a "this
> is forbidden"-site... . And it hangs forever (1 Minute, 2 Minutes or
> even really forever!)
>
> Is it possible, to include a "--connection-timeout" and/or the
> "--max-time" option for curl, that i can give to my "git ls-remote"
> command? So i can call
>
> git --connection-timeout 3 -m 3 ls-remote <REPOURL>
>
> and the command stops after 3 seconds with an errorcode, which I can
> evaluate?
>
> I tried netcat and curl directly. In this environment only git ls-remote
> will work correctly on reachable repos, but it hangs on blocked... :-/
>
>
> Thank you for your interests
>
>
> Jakob
>
>