Uniform Proxy Settings

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 08:15:36 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 07:26 +0200, Tim Lauridsen wrote:
> >    1. Yum (3.2.19-3.fc10) won't fetch proxy settings from above 
> > specified location. It has to be set via proxy option in yum.conf
> or 
> > http_proxy/ftp_proxy env variable.
> The problem is that the above is Gnome thing, so it make sense for
> gnome 
> apps to use it, but yum a low level app there should work on all 
> systems, also sytems with no GUI. 

If you're using PackageKit and gnome-packagekit, the this will pass the
proxy settings down from your session to yum.

Richard.





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