Upgrading stable behind a proxy

Martin Krzysiak cinek at gmx.de
Wed May 21 11:42:59 PDT 2003

On Wednesday 21 May 2003 19:29, you wrote:

> cvsup doesn't use HTTP, so there's really no way I know of to make it use
> an HTTP proxy without a lot of magic or messy hacking.

I tried hacking. It does not work like that. cvsup is using more than one 
connection while talking to a remote server (when I remember correctly, it 
binds ports to the local host).

> You're asking the FreeBSD team to rename a bunch of files to get around one
> (admittedly) broken proxy?

You are right, it does not make sense, sorry. I only asked, because I am not 
sure how mime-types are used on Windows and why the proxy-server has changed 
the contents.


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