Setting HTTP_PROXY for all users
ceri at submonkey.net
Wed Aug 31 14:47:13 GMT 2005
On Wed, Aug 31, 2005 at 02:41:39PM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 04:32:42PM +0100, Ceri Davies wrote:
> > I want to set HTTP_PROXY for all users on my machine, and I'd like to do
> > it in /etc/login.conf as then it's only in one place.
> > However, I need to put a colon in for the port number and can't see how
> > to escape it so that the entry doesn't get chopped off halfway through.
> > None of these work:
> > :setenv=HTTP_PROXY=www-cache.private.submonkey.net:3128:\
> > :setenv=HTTP_PROXY=www-cache.private.submonkey.net\:3128:\
> > :setenv=HTTP_PROXY="www-cache.private.submonkey.net:3128":\
> > Is there a way to do this, or should I just throw this in /etc/profile
> > and /etc/csh.cshrc instead?
> \c generates a colon. Documented in getcap(3)
Thanks; I could have sworn I read that manpage too!
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm
not sure about the former. -- Einstein (attrib.)
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