Overlay repo on github

Ivan Gagis igagis@gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 18:29:00 GMT 2017

Ah, I see, even though I use http it still redirects to https...

Is it hard to add support for https? Any plans to do that?



On 03/28/2017 08:57 PM, David Stacey wrote:
> 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.
> Dave.

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