[mythtv] Mythnetvision Grabbers Using Proxy?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Jul 25 21:44:21 UTC 2010

  On 07/25/2010 05:37 PM, Richard Nickle wrote:
> I've been developing a grabber, but when I moved it onto my laptop (to 
> work on it while traveling), I ran into an issue.  My laptop needs to 
> use a proxy server because I use a VPN connection.
> The grabber is using a fairly standard Perl module (LWP::Simple), and 
> simply adding the environment variable HTTP_PROXY is enough to get it 
> to work (have to do this for both the FE and BE.)
> I can do that fine, but what's the preferred methodology for Mythtv to 
> set environment variables, and is there one for HTTP_PROXY? 

Wouldn't you just start your MythTV application (mythfrontend, 
mythbackend, whatever) in an environment that already has HTTP_PROXY set 
(and properly exported)?


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