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Bug#87808: apt-get: ignores setting of Acquire:http:Proxy

On Feb 26, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Mon, 26 Feb 2001, Chris Lawrence wrote:
> > I have the following setting in my apt.conf file:
> > Acquire:http:Proxy "";;
> > however, apt-get seems to ignore it.  Invoking apt with the following
> > environment, however, works fine:
> If you inspect the man pages, it will tell you that you need two colons,
> not one colon as the seperator.

D'oh...  Ok, could we at least have a warning of improper syntax in
/etc/apt/apt.conf then :)

Chris Lawrence <cnlawren@phy.olemiss.edu> - http://www.lordsutch.com/chris/

Computer Systems Manager, Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Mississippi
125B Lewis Hall - 662-915-5765

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