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Re: Overlay repo on github




the difference in http and https is port 80 versus 8080 

>On Mar 28, 2017, at 10:57 AM, David Stacey <drstacey@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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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