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bug #7980: problems with proxy support and apt.conf

Submitted by:  Sim Alam <simalam>
Submitted on:  Wed Mar 3 02:45:49 2004  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Michael Vogt <mvogt>
Open/Closed: Open

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Thu Jul 15 00:05:14 2004, comment #4:

I haven't been able to test your version. Is it in version 0.52 in Debian unstable? If so then it still doesn't work.

Sim Alam <simalam>
Fri Jun 4 12:20:23 2004, comment #3:

a fix for this problem is included in synaptic-0.50pre4 available from http://people.debian.org/~mvo/synaptic/0.50

Michael Vogt <mvogt>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue Jun 1 23:48:59 2004, comment #2:

I attached a patch should should fix this problem. it would be great if you could test it (it's against our current trunk repoistory in subversion). If you have problems downloading or building the latest version with subversion via: "svn checkout https://oops.kerneljanitors.org/repos/synaptic/trunk " then I can build a debian package for you (sorry no rpm as I only have debian).

Michael Vogt <mvogt>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue Jun 1 10:53:52 2004, comment #1:

Thanks for your bugreport. I'll look into it now. I'm sorry that I didn't answered earlier but savannah didn't send me a notification that there are new bugs waiting :/

Michael Vogt <mvogt>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Wed Mar 3 02:45:49 2004, original submission:

Proxy support is all or nothing. I am not able to specify use proxy for http requests but go direct for ftp requests. Could synaptic changed to allow proxying on a protcol basis. For example if the ftp proxy host was empty or null and the port was 0 go direct.

apt-get is able to do this by just specifying a http proxy in apt.conf and will use that for http sources in sources.list but will go direct for ftp sources. Synaptic used to be able to pick up this from apt.conf but has stopped doing so recently. Possibly since the proxy support was integrated into the gui preferences.

Sim Alam <simalam>


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Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
Fri Jun 4 12:20:23 2004mvogtStatusNone=>Fixed
Tue Jun 1 23:48:59 2004mvogtAttached File-=>Added synaptic-0.50-improved-proxy-support.diff, #1362
Tue Jun 1 10:58:28 2004mvogtAssigned toNone=>mvogt
Wed Mar 3 02:47:44 2004simalamCarbon-Copy-=>Added simalam

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