[Rpm-maint] Using https://ftp.rpm.org

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at redhat.com
Tue Jan 16 11:49:31 UTC 2018

On 01/11/2018 08:51 AM, Jun Aruga wrote:
> https://github.com/rpm-software-management/rpm/releases/tag/rpm-4.14.0-release
>> RPM releases are tracked at http://rpm.org/timeline
>> Official RPM source releases are available at http://ftp.rpm.org/releases/, do not use GitHub provided tarballs.
> Is it no problem and better to use https://ftp.rpm.org/releases/ rather than
> http://ftp.rpm.org/releases/ ?
> I got a error message on my Firefox browser. And seeing the web site
> adding the exception to the browser.
> ```
> The owner of ftp.rpm.org has configured their website improperly. To
> protect your information from being stolen, Firefox has not connected
> to this website.
> ftp.rpm.org uses an invalid security certificate. The certificate is
> only valid for the following names: osuosl.org, *.osuosl.org Error
> ```
> I want the secure connection HTTPS from my program [1]. But
> considering if it is okay because of the error message.

ftp.rpm.org is just an alias into https://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/rpm/, use 
the latter version if the certificate is an issue.

	- Panu -

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