[CentOS] Http proxy set in yum.conf is not working for the new yum mirrorlist system

Fri Feb 17 12:50:37 UTC 2006
Johnny Hughes <mailing-lists at hughesjr.com>

On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 14:37 +0200, Radu Radutiu wrote:
> Hi,
> It seems that the new update system does not consider the proxy option 
> set yum.conf. After installing  centos-yumconf-4-4.4.noarch.rpm together 
> with the new yum packages, I was no longer able to use yum. In my case 
> HTTP access is allowed only through a proxy. The proxy URL is configured 
> in yum.conf.
> If I set the environment variable http_proxy from the shell I start yum, 
> everything works.
> If I comment out the mirrorlist lines in CentOS-Base.repo yum is working 
> fine without setting http_proxy environment variable (using the proxy 
> defined in yum.conf).
> Anyone else seeing this or am I doing something wrong?
> Regards,
> Radu

Try it with the 4-4.5 as it uses port 80 instead of port 81 ... which
might make it better.

To be honest, I don't know if the mirrorlist selects will use the proxy
settings of yum or not.
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