I have a error Early EOF's (Index-Pack Failed) when I try to clone a project from a repository git.
But when I do a
git clone fails with “index-pack” failed? will list the most common causes for this error.
But note the current Cygwin version (if that is what you are using) has an issue with git when cloning over ssh.
Depending on the server executing the git clone request, you also have issue when cloning over ssh via git protocol.