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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2000 12:15:27 -0400
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Subject: Re: [greenbaum AT ti DOT com: cygwin setup and firewalls]
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In-Reply-To: <200004281558.LAA05110@envy.delorie.com>; from dj@delorie.com on Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 11:58:38AM -0400

On Fri, Apr 28, 2000 at 11:58:38AM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>Maybe we should modify setup so that if it detects a timeout, it prints
>a paragraph or so of hints for setting up the proxy?
>
>>However, if they do not have IE installed and don't want to install it,
>>they can go to "Internet Properties" in "Control Panel" and configure
>>their proxy using the "Connections" tab.  (The labels are according to
>>Windows 98 SE, of course these may be different with other Win32 OS
>>versions.)

As I keep repeatedly saying, I have looked into a couple of these "proxy
issues" and they were only problems with parsing of the ftp data being
returned.  I've fixed this when I can.

Before we start speculating on fixes for problems, I would like to see
some concrete data.

cgf

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