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RE: FTP or Fetch from ports through HTTP proxy



So how can then use my ftp ... to use in a way the
/usr/ports. To fetch something ... 


--- Per-arne_Töllefsen_(ECA)
<Per-arne_(_dot_)_Tollefsen_(_at_)_eca_(_dot_)_ericsson_(_dot_)_se> wrote:
>  Normal ports function works with the ftp_proxy, the
> 
> exception is files that contain the character '+'. 
> Some people claim this is not a problem though, so 
> might just be on my end. 
>  The proxy will not work for interactive ftp
> operation.
> You will have to use a web browser for that.
> (Atleast
> that is my experience..) Lynx works great anyways.
> 
> /Per Arne Tollefsen
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: sdfdwd fefewfw
> [mailto:astalavista_ro_(_at_)_yahoo_(_dot_)_com]
> > Sent: den 16 oktober 2001 15:00
> > To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
> > Subject: FTP or Fetch from ports through HTTP
> proxy
> > 
> > 
> > Hi all, 
> > I have OpenBSD 2.9 but not a direct connection to
> the
> > internet. My connection to internet goes through a
> > HTTP proxy server which is routing all http and
> ftp
> > connections to internet.
> > 
> > The question is: How can a make ftp or can I make
> > (fetch) from ports something.
> > I tried with export
> ftp_proxy=http://proxy.com:8080
> > but I seams that it doesn't work. I tried then
> with
> > lftp but it seams to connect to a ftp site but I
> > cannot change to another directory at all.
> > All the connections that I tried was made with
> > passive.
> > Tks in advance for all ideeas.
> > Make a great connection at Yahoo! Personals.
> > http://personals.yahoo.com
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