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Lowell Gilbert freebsd-ports-local at
Fri Apr 12 18:58:31 UTC 2013

Bernhard Fröhlich <decke at> writes:

> Since our fetch(1) does not support proxies for HTTPS connections
> it tries to lookup the domain himself and fails because it does not
> have a DNS server or direct internet access. So in the end it is a
> bug or missing feature of our fetch. I've CCD des@ just in case he
> has a good idea.

Is there some reason proxy support for HTTPS would be particularly
difficult? There's already per-scheme handling for proxies, as I
recall. I could try to make some time to implement this, if it's just 
a matter of coding it up.

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