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Re: New access method for dselect: ``multiftp''

On Thu, 3 Dec 1998, Drake Diedrich wrote:

> redundantly met by dpkg-ftp, dpkg-http, and apt?  Two reasons to still use
> dpkg-http rather than apt are for (weird) authenticating web caches and the

APT supports HTTP/1.1 complient authenticated web proxies, uses the form:

export http_proxy=http://user:pass@proxy/

If I recall, check the man page. Next version should support weird
authenticated ftp proxies too I'm told.


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