Using port system in network using proxy server

Dick Davies rasputnik at
Wed Sep 22 07:45:15 PDT 2004

* Mark Jayson Alvarez <jay2xra at> [0933 14:33]:
> Good day!
>    Do you have any idea on how I can install through
> freebsd port system when my internet connection is on
> LAN and our LAN uses proxy server? I can set the proxy
> details easily in my web browsers but I don't know how
> to do it in making ports. Some sort of proxy
> environment variable perhaps?

export http_proxy=http://your.proxy:3128

(don't forget the http:// prefix - I think there's a ftp_proxy too?)

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