Bug 481445 - revisor does not use yum proxy when downloading the root image packages
revisor does not use yum proxy when downloading the root image packages
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: revisor (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeroen van Meeuwen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-24 18:33 EST by Philippe Troin
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:41 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:41:32 EST
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Description Philippe Troin 2009-01-24 18:33:25 EST
Description of problem:

I've been experimenting with revisor.
In order to avoid downloading and redownloading packages all the time, I have set up a Squid proxy.
I've changed the /etc/revisor/conf.d/*.conf files to point at my proxy.
When downloading the packages to be put in the installation medium, the proxy is used.
However, at a later stage, revisor download the packages required by the installer itself.
These downloads do not go through the proxy.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Add proxy* lines to /etc/revisor/conf.d/whatever.conf
2.Use revisor
3.Notice that some downloads bypass the proxy.
Additional info:
It looks like the /usr/lib/revisor/scripts/F10-buildinstall regenerates a yum.conf file.  This /tmp/yum.conf.* file omits proxy information.
Comment 1 Jeroen van Meeuwen 2009-01-25 05:39:21 EST
Could you tell us if setting the http_proxy/HTTP_PROXY environment variable helps?
Comment 2 Philippe Troin 2009-01-26 00:04:06 EST
Yes, I've just checked that if I'm setting the HTTP_PROXY environment variable, then the proxy is used for both the image package downloads and the installer package downloads.
Comment 3 Jeroen van Meeuwen 2009-01-27 12:04:41 EST
OK, I'll be working on fixing this in Revisor or anaconda, so meanwhile please use this environment variable workaround.
Comment 4 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2009-01-31 19:06:03 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
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