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Subject: Re: [boost] [git help] GitHub boostorg library authentication
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-29 05:54:36

2013/10/29 Daniel James <daniel_at_[hidden]>:
> On 29 October 2013 04:36, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> The super-project can't use github's git urls as they don't
>>> allow anonymous access. I believe the super-project should be using
>>> https for submodules, rather than http.
>> Why is that? Because it's possible to commit through https?
> Yes.
>> But won't someone complain that they can't access https behind their
>> corporate firewall? It always seems like there's no right answer in
>> this territory.
> Oh right, I hadn't thought of that. Making it easy to check out
> probably should be the priority.

I am behind a corporate firewall and I cannot access git repositories
through ssh.
https works in both directions (pull and push).

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