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Re: setup.exe : proxy auto-configuration script without IE ?
thinking, so allow me a crazy thought. AFAIK, Cygwin's setup can't
use a HTTPS mirror . Given the desire to move more and more web
traffic onto HTTPS, would an option to download through IE be a cheap
way to add HTTPS support to setup?
Would probably be easier to replace the existing plumbing using libcurl
rather than dealing with IE over COM or whatever the Win10 version is.
Maybe a liburl implementation of http(s)/ftp(s) protocols will make Setup.exe smarter : just give the proxy auto-configuration URL as argument :)
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