Bug 162242 - rpm --import with proxy fails with assertion error
rpm --import with proxy fails with assertion error
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Nasrat
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2005-07-01 08:43 EDT by Marius Andreiana
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-08-05 07:32:31 EDT
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Description Marius Andreiana 2005-07-01 08:43:18 EDT
rpm --httpproxy $http_proxy --import
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/RPM-GPG-KEY-Fedora-Extras
error:
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/extras/RPM-GPG-KEY-Fedora-Extras:
import read failed(-1).
rpmk: url.c:103: XurlFree: Assertion `u && u->magic == 0xd00b1ed0' failed.
Aborted

Reproducibility: 100%
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2005-07-13 06:18:18 EDT
The option --httpproxy is almost certainly not what you want, what's implemented is
a TIS proxy from ~1998.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2006-08-05 07:32:31 EDT
Since the issue of rpm being network aware is controversial and unlikely to change even gradually
this decade, I suggest that you use alternative means of transport that handle modern proxies,
and then import as a secondary step.

DEFERRED until the rpm development/upgrade glaciers melt in the year 2020 ...

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