http access ot GIT?

Tom Spear speeddymon at
Tue May 1 12:32:34 CDT 2007

On 5/1/07, Ben Taylor <sol11x86 at> wrote:
>  -------------- Original message ----------------------
> From: "Tom Spear" <speeddymon at>
> > On 5/1/07, Ben Taylor <sol11x86 at> wrote:
> > >
> > > Found myself behind an http-proxy and can't seem to find the magic
> > > to use the http proxy to update my git archive.  Is there a way to use
> > > an http proxy (squid) with wine's git?
> >
> > What error are you getting?  If no error, then if you to try to clone
> > the whole repository, does it get to a point and then just sit there?
> fatal: Unable to look up (port 9418) (Name or service not konwn)
> Cannot get the repository state from git://
> I've setup an http_proxy according to the documentation I've found on the
> web.  There's just not a lot out there that is specific to this conifguration.

Did you try changing the git:// to http://  ?  That is supposed to
work thru port 80 with or without squid.  YMMV



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