Sigbjorn Finne sof at
Wed Jan 21 10:30:37 EST 2009

1080 is SOCKS, so there's some defaulting proxy setup kicking in here.
Set the 'http_proxy' environment variable to point it at your local 
proxy server.


On 1/21/2009 07:05, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> What port is git using for getting the ghc repo via http?
> I'm getting this message behind our thick firewall:
>   fatal: download error -
> Failed connect to; Operation now in progress
> It makes me think port 1080 is involved, and I don't think any access
> to that port is allowed.
> If the repo is not totally available on port 80 (or the https port)
> then it's impossible to get from behind paranoid firewalls.
>   -- Lennart
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