[Wine] Re: trouble getting wine from git through a proxy

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Jun 3 13:59:51 CDT 2008

David Gerard wrote:
> How can I get wine from git through a proxy server?
> I tried the usual clone command but substituting http:// for git://,
> set $http_proxy (per git man page) to the name of my proxy server and
> got:
> $ git clone http://source.winehq.org/git/wine.git wine
> Initialized empty Git repository in /cygdrive/d/wine/.git/
> Cannot get remote repository information.
> Perhaps git-update-server-info needs to be run there?
> Then I tried again with git-config --global http.proxy [name of
> proxy], still didn't work.
> Is the above command correct? Does git use some other way to set the
> http proxy server? Is the wine git server not set up for http updates?
> - d.

Works fine here. Check that you properly configured proxy:
1). Set environment variable for proxy server:

# export http_proxy <proxyserver>:<port number>

# export http_proxy myproxy.com:80

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