simple patch for portsnap to use wget

Ronald Klop ronald-freebsd8 at
Fri Nov 30 09:56:35 UTC 2012

On Fri, 30 Nov 2012 08:36:07 +0100, Luca Ferrari <fluca1978 at>  

> I also tried using HTTP_PROXY and HTTP_PROXY_AUTH and it did not work,
> or maybe I don't get how to configure them:
> HTTP_PROXY=host:port
> HTTP_PROXY_AUTH=base:user:pass
> and either
> HTTP_PROXY=http://host:port
> HTTP_PROXY_AUTH=base:user:pass
> In both cases however the error message is different: now it simply
> gives up reaching the servers, so there is no formal error on the
> downloaded file.
> Luca
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Why don't you notify the author of phttpget and ask for a bugfix?
Original question:
It sounds like a minor issue which needs to be solved at the root and not  
worked around by not using phttpget.


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