Proxy to load the ports

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Jun 10 02:36:27 PDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 10, 2003 at 04:04:21PM +0700, Olivier Nicole wrote:

> Since I installed a firewall the incoming ftp have to go through a
> proxy.
> Where in the mport making mechanism can I configure a proxy?

In /etc/make.conf would be the usual place.  From

    # If you're behind a firewall and need FTP or HTTP proxy services for
    # ports collection fetching to work, the following examples give the
    # necessary syntax.  See the fetch(3) man page for details.

or just set the FTP_PROXY and HTTP_PROXY variables in your



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