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Re: Setting http_proxy in debian/rules

On 5 February 2013 17:48, Barry Warsaw <barry@python.org> wrote:
> There's been a lot of discussion lately on various forums (e.g. catalog-sig)
> about PyPI security.  I realized that our recommendation for setting
> http_proxy in debian/rules can have beneficial local security implications.
> More details here:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/catalog-sig/2013-February/004831.html

I should add a hook to export that for the build & binary stages of
the package build in my sbuild config (but not the fetching
Also one should be able to set that in debuild hooks.

Cause python pypi is hardly the only type of packages that try to go
online for things (waf, maven, gems and custom scripts come to mind).



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