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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).

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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