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Re: apt-get and SOCKS!

On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 16:53 +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
> 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.

At least with curl, 'export http_proxy="socks5://ip:port/"'. So it might
work with apt too. I've used apt with a socks proxy before, I know that.


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