Freebsd behind a proxy
raghu at mri.ernet.in
Fri May 23 05:00:55 UTC 2008
At 2008-05-23T01:03:56+01:00, RW wrote:
> You might conceivably need to set ftp_proxy and the capitalised
> versions: HTTP_PROXY and FTP_PROXY, but I think everything should
> fall-back to http_proxy.
Not everything, perhaps. E.g., fetch(3) does --- for FTP requests it
uses the first variable that is set among FTP_PROXY, ftp_proxy,
HTTP_PROXY, and http_proxy. AFAIK, wget(1) doesn't --- if ftp_proxy
is unset, it doesn't use a proxy for FTP requests, even if http_proxy
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