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




2021, സെപ്റ്റംബർ 9 4:42:18 AM IST, Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org>ൽ എഴുതി
>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?
>

Why can't auto-apt-proxy ask this as a debconf question? I also like auto-apt-proxy but I agree with  this, someone needing auto-apt-proxy should be able to change the default as well.
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