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Date:      Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:39:48 +0100
From:      RW <>
Subject:   Re: Using a "special" proxy for ports
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On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 20:52:09 -0600 (MDT)
Dennis Glatting wrote:

I need is a method to embed into make.conf a proxy specification
> for fetch. Setting the environment variable HTTP_PROXY from the login
> shell /is not/ preferred because the account is used by different 
> administrators, I don't what the special proxy accidentally polluted
> with non-port stuff, and it would only create confusion.
> Setting http_proxy in make.conf does not work. .netrc doesn't appear
> to be a viable method (if it did, I could specify FETCH_ARGS in
> make.conf).

I think what you need is:

FETCH_ENV=  http_proxy=<squid server>

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