You can clone with
HTTPS or Subversion.
see bug report: http://forum.piwik.org/read.php?2,70782,page=1#msg-70836
I don't know why it would fail on some servers and not on others?
But we can set eol-style:native to these files as it is probably the reason the consistency check fails.
(In ) Ensure files have native EOL fixes #1977