[LinuxBIOS] svn and firewall

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Sun Sep 23 14:40:30 CEST 2007

Robert Millan wrote:
> http://linuxbios.org/index.php/Download_LinuxBIOS says that if you are behind a
> firewall that blocks the svn port, you can work around this by using https for
> checkout.
> However, in practice this doesn't really work, because at some point it will
> run into the "fetching external item" hack for the util/ directory, and hang
> there.
Ouch. Should we completely switch over to https/webdav maybe?
> I would suggest removing the external item hack, and referring to the real
> util/ URL instead.

What do you mean by "referring"?

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