Setup with HTTPS mirror

David Stacey
Mon Jul 4 18:26:00 GMT 2016

On 04/07/16 19:20, Achim Gratz wrote:
> David Stacey writes:
>> I'm setting up a local Cygwin package mirror, serving the files over
>> HTTPS. I'm having difficulty getting the Setup executable to fetch the
>> setup.ini file. Does Cygwin's setup support HTTPS, or is it HTTP only?
> I think it's HTTP only at the moment.  I have no idea how difficult it'd
> be to add HTTPS, but if you want to do it correctly it would add quite a
> bit of stuff.  Note that HTTPS only gives you opaqueness, not any extra
> security.

That's really helpful - thanks. I'll switch to plain old HTTP.


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