wsiegrist at apple.com
Fri Sep 12 17:39:33 PDT 2008
On Sep 12, 2008, at 4:44 PM, Joshua Root wrote:
> William Siegrist wrote:
>> On Sep 12, 2008, at 12:01 PM, Daniel J. Luke wrote:
>>> On Sep 4, 2008, at 11:28 PM, William Siegrist wrote:
>>>> Someone could provide a mirror that is located in an FTP-friendly
>>>> network. Or maintainers of FTP-only ports could host them on HTTP
>>>> long enough for the mirror to get a copy.
>>> Or we could do some sort of ftp->http gateway for the macosforge
>>> machines (perhaps something as simple as a remote shell on another
>>> host that could download the file to a temp location that available
>>> for http).
>>> I have a host we could use, if you're interested.
>> The server just uses the built in mirror command, so that would
>> have to
>> be modified to check for some sort of FTP_PROXY env variable.
> Fetch should respect FTP_PROXY. If not, that's a bug.
Oops. I didnt mean to use a real environment variable. I just used
FTP_PROXY as an example name for this custom setup.
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