ftp/fetch/cvsup behind a firewall

Khairil Yusof kaeru at pd.jaring.my
Mon Feb 2 11:23:48 PST 2004

On Mon, 2004-02-02 at 11:12 -0800, Anthony Discolo wrote:
> I don't have a /usr/share/examples/etc/defaults/make.conf, but I have a 
> /usr/share/examples/etc/make.conf.  But it doesn't have a FETCH_ENV line in 
> it.

# 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.

> I'm sure someone has been successful in running cvsup behind a firewall?  
> After all, don't all these tools use ftp indrectly?

No they don't. :) cvs and cvsup, access a cvs server for latest updates
and other info, not an ftp server.

"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it

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