why no process info when cloning

Jason A. Donenfeld Jason at zx2c4.com
Tue Feb 23 15:38:26 CET 2016

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 10:45 AM, John Keeping <john at keeping.me.uk> wrote:
> It's because CGit only supports the dumb HTTP protocol whereas GitHub
> supports the smart protocol.  git-http-backend(1) describes how to set
> up a webserver for to support the smart protocol.
> [aside: given the inefficiency of the dumb HTTP protocol I wonder if we
> should mark this features as deprecated in the CGit documentation, or at
> least add a WARNING to it.]

Rather than marking this as depreciated - this very useful feature of
cgit - since we share source with git, wouldn't it be possible to
integrate the smart protocol?

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