Subject: Re: pkg "make fetch"
To: Lucio De Re <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/24/2001 10:29:12
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Lucio De Re wrote:

: I find I can persuade "wget" to use a proxy server more readily than I
: can "ftp" client.

To do this for ftp(1), make the variable "ftp_proxy" point to your proxy
server.  i.e. in bourne style shell,

  ftp_proxy=""; export ftp_proxy

or in C shell,

  setenv ftp_proxy ""

Note the presence of "http://" and the trailing "/".

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