Overlay repo on github

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Wed Mar 29 12:17:00 GMT 2017

On 28/03/2017 19:03, Ivan Gagis wrote:
> 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?

No plans, but we take patches :)

> 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.

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