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

Alexey Brodkin Alexey.Brodkin at synopsys.com
Wed Feb 15 04:30:32 PST 2017

Hi Imre,

On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 13:20 +0100, Imre Kaloz wrote:
> Hi Alexey,
> On 2017-02-15 11:11, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> > 
> > From: Alexey Brodkin <Alexey.Brodkin at synopsys.com>
> > 
> > On some [especially corporate] networks non-standard ports are blocked
> > and git is one of them. So switch to more convenient https transport.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Alexey Brodkin <Alexey.Brodkin at synopsys.com>
> Please make this a configuration option instead.

Why add another option?
What is a difference between https vs git for getting stuff from git repos?
As long as you don't need to push your commits https is fine.
But given we just pack tarballs from git repos there's no sense in pure git
protocol, no?


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