Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1269138
git-daemon does not allow shallow clone from read-only repository
Last modified: 2016-11-02 17:09:33 EDT
[dwoodhou@i7 tmp]$ git clone --depth 1 git://git.infradead.org/l2-mtd.git
Cloning into 'l2-mtd'...
fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly
fatal: early EOF
fatal: index-pack failed
Oct 6 05:31:59 bombadil git-daemon: fatal: Unable to create temporary file '/srv/git/l2-mtd.git/shallow_2E9NkF': Permission denied
Oct 6 05:31:59 bombadil xinetd: EXIT: git status=128 pid=8837 duration=1(sec)
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
it works for me with current git (was rebased since report of the bug), so I am closing this, but feel free to reopen if You reproduce again.