Anonymous read-only Git access

Jonathan Wakely
Thu Mar 5 09:14:00 GMT 2020

On Thu, 5 Mar 2020 at 05:50, <> wrote:
> Hi,everyone
> I want to get the GCC-10 source and I followed the instructions in, however, the command
> git clone git:// SomeLocalDir
> cannot work.

It works for me, both with authentication and anonymously, and from
machines in the UK and Canada.

What error do you get?

> And I found I cannot connect even without firewall(I'm in China). I got a 403 Forbidden
>  "You don't have permission to access /git/gcc.git/ on this server."
>  "Apache Server at Port 443".

That's expected if you try to connect to that URL using a browser. I'm
not sure whether cloning over HTTPS is expected to work.

You can browse the sources via instead.

> What can I do in this situation?
> Thanks.
> Beenle Yi

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