Stuck in a network where the
git:// protocol is blocked ( port 9418)?
I was. At a hackathon and having to do
bower install, where a lot of packages were installed through “git://” from Github. Unfortunately, the port was blocked and the installation was not going through.
One option under such scenarios is to ask git to use the
https:// protocol ( hopefully, that one is open ) instead of the
It can be simply done as follow:
This is not just for changing the protocol, but for replacing the beginning part of ANY url with the one you specify. In our case, we are replacing urls beginning with
A simple solution, instead of having to get the port opened, etc. Just remember to unset this config once done.