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Re: apt-get and SOCKS!

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 11:39:06AM +0100, Edward Tjornhammar wrote:
> apt-get provides http_proxy and ftp_proxy support but why not SOCKS?
> I have no experience with SOCKS other than that I use it daily in
> conjunction with firefox and ssh. I think it is a feature which could
> be of use to others as well since it would enable you to use apt over
> ssh.

I'd suggest checking for a wishlist bug filed against apt,
requesting SOCKS support.  If it doesn't exist, file it.

Jon Dowland

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