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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] proxy issues with downloading regression scripts
From: Aparna Kumta (aparna.kumta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-12 13:26:51
On 12/12/14 02:05, Niklas Angare wrote:
> "Aparna Kumta" <aparna.kumta_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I invoked run.py. I saw the same error (by viewing regression.py in a
>> Handshake failed
>> The SSL handshake could not be performed.
>> *Host: *raw.githubusercontent.com
>> *Reason: *Can't initialize server context
>> Then, I made the following change to run.py
>> # script_remote =
>> script_remote =
>> Reran run.py.
>> This time I was able to download the files
>> Does this mean there might be an issue on on the server side, that is
>> https://raw.githubusercontent.com ?
> The critical difference is that the problematic one begins with https.
> Doing HTTPS (SSL) through a proxy is no simple matter. Your IT folks'
> assertion that it should work if it works in the browser is almost
> certainly false for HTTPS.
I think what was meant was that if I am able to view it in a browser, it
would not be blocked(assuming initial validation goes through) which was
my concern initially.
> Since you're having so much trouble with the proxy, you should simply
> patch your run.py to replace https with http.
This doesn't work, I think I would need to know the port number for
Also, if I were to go the http route, it would mean bypassing the
initial handshake/encryption etc.
> Niklas Angare
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