Bug#255651: Acknowledgement (base-config: apt-config should ask for proxy if not configured)
Quoting Colin Watson (email@example.com):
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 06:14:47PM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> > The attached patch should allow apt-setup asking about a proxy is no
> > proxy has been setup yet.
> > This patch is *untested*.
> The patch has no context, so will break as soon as lines are added above
> that point in that file; 'diff -u' would be better.
...and is usually what I use. No idea why I forgot this time.
Here's the context diff
--- apt-setup.ori 2004-06-22 18:09:41.000000000 +0200
+++ apt-setup 2004-06-22 18:13:42.000000000 +0200
@@ -625,6 +625,14 @@
db_go || true
if [ "$RET" = true ]; then
+ # Ask about a proxy if no proxy is yet defined.
+ if [ -z "$http_proxy" ]; then
+ if [ ! -e "$APTETC/apt.conf" ] || \
+ ! grep -iq 'Acquire::http::Proxy' $APTETC/apt.conf; then
+ db_input high mirror/http/proxy || true
+ db_go || continue
# Test it.
echo "deb $LINE" > $tmpsources