portsnap does not work without direct connection to the Internet

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Mon Feb 3 03:52:27 UTC 2014

RW wrote:
> > So it does download some things but not all things.  Can it be the
> > case that some parts of portsnap do not use fetch(1) to download
> > things?
> > 
> > There seems to be a related problem with freebsd-update, at least it
> > fails when HTTP_PROXY is configured with login and password, like 
> > "setenv HTTP_PROXY http://user:pass@my.proxy.ru:3128".
> Neither works with proxies that need authentication. Running a local
> proxy that handles the authentication (e.g. squid) would work around
> that. 

Let's see 

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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