Upgrading stable behind a proxy

Bill Moran wmoran at potentialtech.com
Wed May 21 12:03:14 PDT 2003

Martin Krzysiak wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 May 2003 19:29, you wrote:
>>cvsup doesn't use HTTP, so there's really no way I know of to make it use
>>an HTTP proxy without a lot of magic or messy hacking.
> I tried hacking. It does not work like that. cvsup is using more than one 
> connection while talking to a remote server (when I remember correctly, it 
> binds ports to the local host).

That was my point.

>>You're asking the FreeBSD team to rename a bunch of files to get around one
>>(admittedly) broken proxy?
> You are right, it does not make sense, sorry. I only asked, because I am not 
> sure how mime-types are used on Windows and why the proxy-server has changed 
> the contents.

I really hope you can somehow replace or bypass that proxy.  It sounds pretty

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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