Problems fetching

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Mon Dec 11 17:57:29 PST 2006

On Dec 11, 2006, at 8:44 PM, drob at wrote:
> I have tested the machine on a "vanilla" isp connection and  
> MacPorts works fine.
> Is anyone able to tell me whether the connections made during the  
> fetch command are on any particular port?
> Once I have completed my research I would be more than willing to  
> write a FAQ pertaining to setting up MacPorts within a secure network.

Most ports' files are downloaded via HTTP (some use ftp, and a few  
use cvs or svn).

It sounds like you might need to redirect your http traffic through a  
proxy, in which case you can simply set the http_proxy environment  
variable and things should 'just work' for you.

Daniel J. Luke
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