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On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 20:47, Thomas Harning Jr. <> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 3:46 AM, Alexander Gladysh <> wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 07:26, Thomas Harning Jr. <> wrote:
>>> Btw, a trick I found for github that I cannot seem documentation for...
>>> You can transform the HTTPS download
>>> URL
>>> ==> to HTTP ==>
>>> to avoid SSL - which makes for convenient LuaRocks usage w/o
>>> SSLsupport.  Basically  change https -> http and add a "cloud." in
>>> frontof
>> Please do not rely on this in rockspec files! GH people change these
>> URLs every so often.
>> Instead use Git tags:
> Do not rely on which - the http://cloud "fix" or the download urls in general?

Definitely do not rely on http://cloud.

And be careful with download URLs — GH did break them several times.

I, personally, am using tags in all my rocks.