WARNING: This gist was created in 2013 and targets the legacy GOPATH mode. If you're reading this in 2021 or later, you're likely better served by reading https://tip.golang.org/cmd/go/#hdr-Configuration_for_downloading_non_public_code and https://golang.org/ref/mod#private-modules.
$ ssh -A vm $ git config --global url."firstname.lastname@example.org:".insteadOf "https://github.com/" $ cat ~/.gitconfig [url "email@example.com:"] insteadOf = https://github.com/ $ go get github.com/private/repo && echo Success! Success!
This doesn't currently work on go 1.5.1. none of the config --global options work.