Bug#860467: apt-setup https protocol support in generators/91security for security mirror
On 17.04.2017 15:35, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Right now, the only setting available is apt-setup/security_host, and there's
> no apt-setup/security_path (“debian-security” is hardcoded).
> Adding support for both shouldn't be too hard but:
> - we're trying to release stretch, so at some point it would be nice to
> stop making changes;
> - https support would be a nice addition but lacking it isn't a
> regression at this point (as I mentioned on IRC, https support is
> rather new); also, should it be automatically set to https if the
> main mirror was selected as https?
> At this point, I think it would be fair to ask interested people to work
> on this in a buster branch, not to be uploaded to unstable until the
> release of stretch?
Yes. Especially as I think this can be worked around by using a local0
repository (which accepts an arbitrary URL).