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Re: HTTPS-only curl mirrors

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2017 17:14:56 +0100 (CET)

On Sun, 26 Nov 2017, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> MacPorts uses that copy of libcurl. For this reason, MacPorts will continue
> to mirror your files on a CDN server with less restrictive https settings
> and which also allows http connections for even older systems.

I think that's totally fine, as you're then taking other precautions that it
is indeed an unmodified package that ends up on the target system.

Received on 2017-11-26