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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] download from sourceforge?
From: Daniel Hofmann (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-06 06:44:14

I would try Git over HTTPS; this should work without any setup whatsoever:

> git clone --recursive modular-boost

On 02/06/2016 03:58 AM, Dan Bloomquist wrote:
> Daniel Hofmann wrote:
>> SourceForge has been controversial in the last month due to them
>> bundling malware and other dubious incidents [0] [1]. I would recommend
>> against running some random executable from that site!
> Yes, it will never happen on my machine.
>> That said, there is a Github project [2] with its main boost repository,
>> from which you can build a local Boost yourself. I did this a few month
>> ago, as I not want to download Boost from SourceForge at all.
> From:<>
> And using git for windows: <>
> I did a:
> $ git clone --recursive git_at_[hidden]:boostorg/boost.git modular-boost
> Cloning into 'modular-boost'...
> The authenticity of host ' (' can't be
> established.
> RSA key fingerprint is SHA256:nThbg6kXUpJWGl7E1IGOCspRomTxdCARLviKw6E5SY8.
> Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)?
>> yes
> Warning: Permanently added ',' (RSA) to the list
> of known hosts.
> Permission denied (publickey).
> fatal: Could not read from remote repository.
> Please make sure you have the correct access rights
> and the repository exists.
> ~~
> And the clone.log is empty.
> I'm not even a novice at git so not sure how to check if the repository
> exists or what from here. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks, Dan.
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