Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 172858
yumex does not support http_proxy for use behind firewalls
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:16 EST
Description of problem:
yumex does not seem to use the http_proxy environment variable so it will
not work behind my firewall
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start yumex behind a firewall that requires http_proxy
2. fails in initializing repositories
fails initializing repositories
I now there is some problems with proxys, it look like the proxy settings in
yum.conf dont work from yumex, i dont no why.
I cant test it because dont have access to a system behind a proxy firewall.
I have descripted a work around here:
Until i find a good solution.
I have added a proxy feature to the current CVS release, it will be included in
the next public release.