Bug 19057 - Gnome-RPM 0.95.1-3.rpm fails behind firewall
Gnome-RPM 0.95.1-3.rpm fails behind firewall
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnorpm (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
Dale Lovelace
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: 7960 9254 21089 41055 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2000-10-13 12:03 EDT by Nigel Dallard
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-08-02 12:34:42 EDT
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Description Nigel Dallard 2000-10-13 12:03:49 EDT
I've just downloaded and installed gnorpm-0.95.1-3.i386.rpm on to a RedHat
7.0 system. This machine is sitting behind a firewall, so I went to
Operations, Preferences to tell Gnome-RPM about said firewall, but it
insists on trying to download some rdf file from www.redhat.com  before
giving me any option to configure a firewall, so it just sits there until I
kill it.

This was supposed to have been fixed in this release (bugzilla #9254).
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-10-14 13:27:06 EDT
Gnorpm works behind firewalls if they correctly reject the connection, if the
connection is simply blocked then it will wait until it times out. Thats rather
a long timeout.

I'll take a look at the preferences issues before gnorpm 1.0 but they are
horribly hard to fix.
Comment 2 Alan Cox 2000-10-14 19:04:09 EDT
*** Bug 9254 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Alan Cox 2000-10-14 19:05:52 EDT
*** Bug 7960 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Jeff Johnson 2001-03-05 16:40:17 EST
*** Bug 21089 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Alexander Larsson 2001-08-02 12:34:38 EDT
*** Bug 41055 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Alexander Larsson 2002-07-23 12:16:38 EDT
Gnorpm has been deprecated for the next version of RedHat. It will be replaced
with a package called redhat-config-packages.
Comment 7 Mark Warren 2003-05-25 01:16:59 EDT
Another way I found to workaround this problem is to add these lines to the
[rpmfind] section of the file $HOME/.gnome/gnorpm :

 http-proxy=http://my-proxy.mydomain.com:port/
 enableProxy=1

Comment 8 Mark Warren 2003-05-25 01:45:39 EDT
Upon further testing, the enableProxy=1 line isn't necessary.  I just used vi to
manually add the line.

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