Overlay repo on github

David Stacey drstacey@tiscali.co.uk
Tue Mar 28 18:04:00 GMT 2017

On 28/03/17 18:21, Ivan Gagis wrote:
> I'm trying to setup a cygwin overlay repo right on github, here:
> https://github.com/igagis/cygwin-repo
> But when I pass the repo URL to setup utility as follows:
> http://github.com/igagis/cygwin-repo/raw/master/
> it does not work. Setup utility tries to download setup.xz and just 
> stalls with 0% progress bar, and the only option is to Cancel the setup.
> So, the question is what is wrong? Could there be some redirections 
> happening on github which the setup program does not support?
> It looks like when using this 'raw content' URLs to github it works as 
> usual file tree, shouldn't it work?

This is because Cygwin's setup supports http but not https.


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