[CentOS] Yum / Up2date issues and mirror.centos.org

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Tue Nov 29 15:47:40 UTC 2005

i would rather not simply circumvent this isue...i would rather it be 
fixed.  Like i psoted to naother person..squid is a great proxy..that is 
unless it is one that now sucks.

Karanbir Singh wrote:
> William Warren wrote:
>> Is there a timetable to fix the yum/http proxy incompatibility?  i 
>> find it interesting this has not been addressed yet.
>>> 3.  Another common problem is transparent proxy servers and yum.  HTTP
>>> mirrors and yum don't work really well via transparent proxy servers, so
>>> if you are using one, your best bet is to pick an FTP mirror from our
>>> public external server list (see mirror link above) instead of
>>> mirror.centos.org.
> why not ask the guys who built the proxy, thats where the breakage is 
> mostly.
> Also, you have the option of going to a ftp mirror, and circumvent this 
> issue.

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Isa 54:17  No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and 
every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt 
condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their 
righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

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