[SciPy-dev] The future of SciPy and its development infrastructure

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu@aero.iitb.ac...
Fri Feb 27 13:55:05 CST 2009


On 02/27/09 14:48, Pauli Virtanen wrote:
> Fri, 27 Feb 2009 11:22:55 +0530, Prabhu Ramachandran wrote:
> [clip]
>> I've not contributed anything in years to scipy but I have a practical
>> problem that might be worth addressing eventually (others might be in a
>> similar position) -- my entire network is firewalled and I can only
>> access the web behind an authenticated http proxy. The firewall does
>> allow ssh connections out though but that seems useless to access a git
>> repository hosted on github say. 
> 
> Git can clone over HTTP, just change git:// to http:// and
> it seems to work. I can also clone through a proxy with
> 
> 	export http_proxy=http://username:password@proxy:port/
> 	git clone http://whatever

Thanks, this works.

> Pushing over HTTP is another question... It's probably not
> possible to push to Github over HTTPS, but maybe there are
> places that you can push to with only HTTP authentication.

OK, thanks.

prabhu


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