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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] local obs behind a proxy
  • From: John Beranek <john@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 17:24:14 +0000
  • Message-id: <4BAB9C3E.1020609@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 25/03/10 17:13, Michael Schroeder wrote:
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 04:59:12PM +0000, John Beranek wrote:
On 25/03/10 16:45, Marcus Hüwe wrote:
On 2010-03-24 14:33:01 +0100, Christian wrote:
I want to use the 'remoturl' feature. (added PRJ
And my local obs is not able to connect to '' directly.
Access to internet is only allowed via proxy (e.g. squid)

So is there a possibility to tell obs to use a '$http_proxy' ?

I just wrote a small patch which adds basic http proxy support to the
backend. To enable it add 'our $proxy = "http://<ip>:<port>";' to the file. Afterwards all remoteurl requests will be sent to
The current implementation doesn't support proxy-authorization yet
but it should be trivial to implement it (before concentrating on
those details I want to know if the current code is ok:) ).

Feedback, remarks, objections etc. are always welcome:)

Why not just 'use LWP::UserAgent'?

Because it's not event based? I.e. we can't do a big select() on
all file descriptors with it.

OK, that does seem to be a fundamental limitation then, I'll go back to


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