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Fwd: Re: Help needed: pkg_add dropps connections

Stefan Wollny-2
Ooops - overlooked to cc: to misc@


-------- Weitergeleitete Nachricht --------
Betreff: Re: Help needed: pkg_add dropps connections
Datum: Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:14:51 +0100
Von: Stefan Wollny <[hidden email]>
An: Gene <[hidden email]>

Am 02/17/15 um 22:54 schrieb Gene:

> Squid can work as an FTP proxy, and I imagine in your case it
> probably does.  Try setting it and trying the pkg_add command
> again.
>
> Additionally, you'll want to make sure that your proxy environment
> variables are being passed through sudo.  If sudo is configured to
> use env_reset and env_keep and it isn't retaining those variables
> then the proxy won't be used at all.
>
> -Eugene

Hi Eugene,

thank you for your time - really appreciate it!

Of course I gave your suggestion a try, even though I was shure it would
not make a difference: I have described the situation right now at home
- but the very same behaviour could be reported while being in a hotel
using their WLAN.

SUDO-settings:
%wheel  ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: SETENV: ALL
(this is not a server but my personal laptop to this seems to be OK)

~ $ cat .profile | grep proxy

export http_proxy=http://192.168.178.23:3128
export  ftp_proxy=http://192.168.178.23:3128


~ $ sudo pkg_add -ui
quirks-2.52 signed on 2015-02-17T13:51:20Z
g++-4.8.4p1:.libs1-gcc-4.8.3p1+.libs1-gcc-4.8.3p3+gcc-4.8.4p1->gcc-4.8.4p2:
ok
g++-4.8.4p1->4.8.4p1: ok
gcj-4.8.4p1->4.8.4p1: ok
hpijs-3.15.2->3.15.2: ok
Error from
http://ftp.hostserver.de/pub/OpenBSD/snapshots/packages/amd64/icu4c-54.1p3.tgz
ftp: connect: No route to host

Boooom! Connection lost again.
(As I had a 'pkg_add'-run before we reached letter 'h' this time...)

I think 'ftp_proxy' can be ruled out.

Nevertheless it was worth trying.

Thank you and have a nice day!

STEFAN