[LEDE-DEV] [PATCH] packages: Use https instead of git

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Wed Feb 15 04:29:04 PST 2017

On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 12:27 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 13:11 +0300, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On some [especially corporate] networks non-standard ports are blocked
> > and git is one of them. So switch to more convenient https transport.
> Here's a nickel, kid. Get yourself a proper Internet connection.
> Seriously, better to advocate that users take a cluebat to stupid
> network admins, than to pander to this.
> Make it git-only, and IPv6-only :)

Slightly more seriously, a configuration option for a proxy tool to use
for git might be worthwhile, to save users from having to set it up for
themselves. But then again, users in such broken networks will probably
already have done so, won't they?
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