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Re: proxy support for wget retriever

* Joey Hess 

| Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
| > Shouldn't the retriever be persistent and requiring a hostname and a
| > directory?
| You need to read up on how debconf works. The "persistance" you are
| advocating == an infinite loop. GET commands always return the same
| vale, which was already input earlier.

Yes, you are right.  Please disregard my previous message.  I though
'GET' would return the answer from the user, while in fact, it won't.
It will just return the previous value.  An INPUT command is needed to
get a new answer.  Right?

| Move over to choose-mirror; you can probably add a loop in the right
| place there to ensure that there are always values available.

I am checking it out now, and adding ftp support as well.  :)


Tollef Fog Heen
Unix _IS_ user friendly... It's just selective about who its friends are.

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