Re: Proxy seetings and other desktop issues
- From: Karl Eichwalder <keichwa gmx net>
- To: gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Proxy seetings and other desktop issues
- Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 21:23:04 +0200 (CEST)
Telsa Gwynne <hobbit aloss ukuu org uk> writes:
> The only thing I wonder: I came across a mention of the "environment
> variables http_proxy and ftp_proxy" recently. Um. In a bug report, of
> all things :) http://bugs.gnome.org/db/75/7503.html mentions them. I
> have never met them. I cannot find them in 'man bash'. I don't know
> what introduced them. Lynx has something like them in the lynx.cfg file,
> but I thought they must be Lynx-specific.
In addition, arena and wget support them (and no_proxy, BTW). On SuSE
Linux you can provide values for these variables via /etc/rc.config and
they'll end up in an /etc/profile component.
GNOME should try to honor these settings.
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