On Wed, 2014-07-16 at 19:50 +0200, Bálint Réczey wrote: > 2014-07-15 21:39 GMT+02:00 Philipp Kern <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > > On 2014-07-15 16:00, Thorsten Glaser wrote: > >>> > >>> Martin Zobel-Helas dixit: > >>>> > >>>> Furthermore, we will change the people.debian.org web-service such that > >>>> only HTTPS connections will be supported (unencrypted requests will be > >>>> redirected). > >> > >> […] > >>> > >>> Take it as a heads-up to maybe move stuff elsewhere, if it needs http > >>> (e.g. APT repos work well via http since they use PGP for signatures). > >> > >> Actually, this will break most DDs’ APT repositories because > >> apt-transport-https is usually not installed. > > > > > > Pointing machines to a non-mirrored SPoF running on donated project > > resources was bound to be not such a great idea anyway. > Which place would be better for hosting DD's APT repositories? I had > the impression that p.d.o were the usual place for them and it served > quite well. > I would also be interested in keeping plain HTTP to not break > repositories (including mine :-)). I would have thought it was possible to configure this redirection to be conditional on the User-Agent string. But also, perhaps apt should start recommending apt-transport-https. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Hoare's Law of Large Problems: Inside every large problem is a small problem struggling to get out.
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