misc/64111: libfetch does not use the FTP_PROXY and HTTP_PROXY
vars as documented
ru at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 17 05:11:19 PST 2004
On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 07:53:23AM -0500, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Gleb Smirnoff <glebius at cell.sick.ru> writes:
> > I'm very sorry! The above statement is correct. But I think there should be
> > explicitly said that HTTP_PROXY is used for ftp in absence of FTP_PROXY.
> > Like this:
> > If HTTP_PROXY variable is defined and FTP_PROXY is not,
> > http proxy is used. To avoid this behavior, one should
> > set FTP_PROXY to an empty string. In this case no proxy
> > will be used for FTP requests, even if the HTTP_PROXY
> > variable is set.
> What about:
> HTTP_PROXY URL of the proxy to use for HTTP requests. The docu-
> ment part is ignored. Only HTTP proxies are sup-
> ported for HTTP requests. If no port number is spec-
> ified, the default is 3128.
> Note that this proxy will also be used for FTP docu-
> ments, unless the FTP_PROXY variable is set.
> How does that not cover it?
It's hard to find it when you read about FTP_PROXY. Lazy readers tend not to
read through the entire manpage. Gleb will provide patches for the manpage,
given my suggestions, and I will commit them.
ru at FreeBSD.org
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