GitHub direct download links

As a maintainer at, 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

That’s it! Now I need to figure it out for GitLab!

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