Packages have "proxy" word.
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Sat Nov 2 17:24:39 UTC 2013
Yes HTTPS works, I think add https://dl.fedoraproject.org to mirrorlist will solve this problem.
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> Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2013 11:57:26 -0500
> From: sandeen at redhat.com
> To: devel at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Subject: Re: Packages have "proxy" word.
> On 11/2/13 11:48 AM, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote:
>> On 11/02/2013 12:46 PM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>>> On 11/2/13 10:50 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>>>> مصعب الزعبي wrote:
>>>>> Then do new rule to write "proxies" instead of proxy, at Fedora packaging
>>>> Renaming packages, censoring descriptions etc. in Fedora at the whims of
>>>> governments (of countries Fedora isn't supposed to be exported to in the
>>>> first place) is not going to happen. Sorry.
>>>> Kevin Kofler
>>> I think your answer conflates two issues.
>>> If Syria is on the export control list, there's really no further discussion
>>> to be had.
>>> But I wonder how many i.e. school nanny-filters ban URLs with the word
>>> "proxy," and how that impacts the ability of users in any country to obtain
>>> The idea of an alternate URL using package hashes seemed reasonable to me,
>>> to route around that sort of internet damage.
>> I think the solution in this case, that would require zero change to
>> package names, and likely little else, would be to offer a way to choose
>> only those repos that offer an https interface.
> If that works, sure. (I didn't read the whole thread, didn't realize that
> it solved the problem.)
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