GitHub direct download linksPosted: 2022-10-31 Filed under: misc, network | Tags: direct, downloads, git, github, link Leave a comment
As a maintainer at SlackBuilds.org, I would like to have a handy place to store some “problematic” sources and some other files. Once upon a time, I used SourceForge, but I wanted to have it at Slackalaxy’s GitHub repo. Uploading tarballs is fine, however what should be the download link to put in, for example, a *.info file?
My sources repo:
The direct download address for the files there is like this:
For example, I host the sources of bpp1.9-utils, available at SBo. Let’s say I want to download
bpp-utils-1.5.0.tar.gz. The link in has this address in bpp1.9-utils.info:
That’s it! Now I need to figure it out for GitLab!