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Re: Overlay repo on github




2017-03-29 14:57 GMT+03:00 Jon Turney <jon.turney@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> 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 :)

I wanted to look into that, but could not find the sources of setup
utility in the cygwin git repo :).

Now, I found some way to workaround this, on github it is possible to
make a github-pages to work with master branch and then after I
connected a custom domain to github-pages it was possible to use it
with HTTP instead of forced HTTPS.

>
>
>> 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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