proxy problems when updating ports
itetcu at apropo.ro
Tue Feb 10 08:32:21 PST 2004
On Tue, 10 Feb 2004 08:25:09 -0800 (PST)
Dino Vliet <dino_vliet at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I can't use the cvsup method of updating my ports
> collection because I'm behind a proxy server and no
> matter what I try (like putting HTTP_PROXY = my.proxy
> in my environment as superuser and rerunning cvsup),
> my system can't seem to connect.....
> Is there another way of obtaining the same?
> In the handbook, you could use /stand/sysinstall. But
> if I do that, what files under /usr/ports do I have to
> backup (like /usr/ports/distfile for instance..)
> Will that work? If I just use /stand/sysinstall to
> copy the whole ports collection again (I then use the
> http proxy as installation medium...)
Read again, you haven't got it right.
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