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Re: Bug#992692: general: Use https for {deb,security}.debian.org by default



On Wed, Sep 08, 2021 at 01:09:13PM +0200, Helmut Grohne wrote:
Enabling https by default quite simply breaks the simple recipe of
installing auto-apt-proxy. Would you agree with auto-apt-proxy's
postinst automatically editing your sources.list to drop the s out of
https? The answer repeatedly given in this thread to do so manually is
very unsatisfying.

Why not simply automate setting it at install time using preseed? I'm honestly not sure who the target audience for auto-apt-proxy is--apparently someone who has an infrastructure including a proxy, possibly the ability to set dns records, etc., but can't change defaults at install time or via some sort of runtime configuration management?


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