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SubjectRe: What's up with the GIT archive on
On 9/11/05, Linus Torvalds <> wrote:
> There is such an anonymous server, btw: "git-daemon" implements anonymous
> access much more efficient than rsync/http. Sadly, still
> doesn't offer it (but it's now used in the wild, ie I've done a couple of
> merges with people running the git daemon).

Should the git daemon take a look at objects/info/alternates to check
that if it exists, it
points to a repository that also has a "git-daemon-export-ok" file?
I don't see that this
could be used for anything nasty, but it does provide a loophole where
the daemon may
open files outside the initial repository ... so a sanity check seems in order.

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