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Re: Install bug/message

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 11:33:31PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Wolfgang Schweer]
> >>> executing http_proxy='' /usr/lib/debian-edu-config/testsuite/webcache 
> >>> shows successfully the wanted informations.
> >> 
> >> For some reason, http_proxy, https_proxy and ftp_proxy are all set to 
> >> 'direct://' (on tjener; for root and ordinary user) which is supposed to 
> >> fail. No idea where this comes from.
> >  
> > It's in /etc/environment, but dpkg -S /etc/environment gives no hint. 
> /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/wpad-proxy-update calls
> /usr/share/debian-edu-config/tools/update-proxy-from-wpad which in
> turn call /usr/share/debian-edu-config/tools/wpad-extract to update
> the proxy settings.  The interesting question is why
> http://wpad/wpad.dat is not providing the wanted proxy setup, and why
> direct:// is used instead of clearing the variables.

As far as I could find out, direct:// is set by libproxy-tools. The 
package seems to be poorly documented. Had a look at the source code,
but wasn't able to figure out anything.


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