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February 3, 2020 14:54
Re: Clone from GitHub Failing: “missing space before date”
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Matthew Horsfall (alh) writes:

> On Mon, Feb 3, 2020 at 6:33 AM Smylers <> wrote:
> >   error: object d958e86c431726ba4d228224bff4ae5994727ded: missingSpaceBeforeDate: invalid author/committer line - missing space before date
> >   fatal: fsck error in packed object
> Ugh, something needs fixing.
> In the meantime, does this make the problem go away for you?
> Throw this in your .gitconfig:
> [transfer]
> fsckObjects = false

Thank you — that's perfect.

false appears to be the default, and I have no recollection of why
previous-me ever set it to true. My apologies for not thinking of trying
a clean config before bothering the list.


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