portupgrade question

Michael S msherman77 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 7 22:50:39 UTC 2006

I had them set, but in lower case - $http_proxy and $ftp_proxy. wget
doesn't have a problem with that.
More precisely (applogies for not specifying in the first place) the
problem was retrieving files from FTP hosts. HTTP sites were fine.

On 6/7/06, Toni Schmidbauer <toni at stderror.at> wrote:
> At Wed, 7 Jun 2006 09:38:36 -0400,
> Michael S wrote:
> > I have a portupgrade related question. I am behind a proxy and fetch
> > doesn't appear to cope with it very well. I installed wget and it
> > works great. I updated the pkgtools.conf to reflect that, however
> > portupgrade insists on using fetch for some reason. At first I thought
> > that portupgrade ignored its configuration file, however once or twice
> > I misstyped something and it did catch it.
> did your set HTTP_PROXY and FTP_PROXY in your shell environment?
> see fetch(3).
> hth,
> toni
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