GnuPG-0.9.2 and proxy servers

Michael Roth mroth at
Mon Feb 15 22:39:30 CET 1999

On Mon, 15 Feb 1999, Werner Koch wrote:

> And I don't like to see special code for one special purpose in it. 
> What I can do is to add support for SOCKS.  The other way youl be a
> local keyserver which does all the stuff needed to get thru the
> firewall - Hmmm, I think this is the better solution.

Hmm. AFAIK the `http_proxy' environment variable is a standard way in
un*x. IMHO support of `http_proxy' would be nice. However, I don't like
the command line option.


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