By: Andrew Collier
Re-posted from: http://www.exegetic.biz/blog/2015/10/julia-windows-firewall/
I work on a Windows machine behind a corporate firewall during the day. It’s not optimal, but @rlnel kindly passed this information on to me, which has made the situation far more tolerable.
If your firewall blocks SSH then do the following in the command shell:
git config --global url."https://github.com/".insteadOf firstname.lastname@example.org:
That’ll tell git to use HTTPS rather than SSH.
I also had some issues with Julia installing packages onto a network drive. To ensure that they are installed onto your C: drive:
julia> ENV["HOMEDRIVE"] = "C:" julia> ENV["HOME"] = "C:\Users\userName"; julia> Pkg.init()
Obviously you need to substitute something appropriate for
If you want to make those changes permanent, enter them in a
.juliarc.jl file on the network drive.