Disable the default tarballs for releases
GitHub has a feature that lets you download a tarball of all the files from any given commit or tag, which is highly useful.
When we do actual releases in the curl project (and other projects as well), we generate a set of files that are included in the shipped (and signed) tarball. When we make a release, we upload generated tarballs to GitHub to offer on the “release page”. However, GitHub still also always provide two automatically generated tarballs at the bottom of the list of release artifacts (one zip, one tar.gz). Users who against better judgement download one of those packages from the release page doesn’t get a “real” release!
This continues to cause confusions among users.
It would help us to be able to disable them from showing up there.
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No way to disable auto-generated source code zip links