Patchwork [5/7] meta-yocto: Document new oe-git-proxy in site.conf.sample

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Submitter Darren Hart
Date Feb. 8, 2013, 10:27 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/44385/
State Accepted
Commit 54728735d67b567cdb067f793490ad15c448c828
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Darren Hart - Feb. 8, 2013, 10:27 p.m.
The new should address all git proxying needs. Document
its usage in meta-yocto/conf/site.conf.sample and remove references to
the old mechanisms.

V2: Separate out the meta-yocto changes from the oe-core changes

Signed-off-by: Darren Hart <>
 meta-yocto/conf/site.conf.sample |   35 +++++++++--------------------------
 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)


diff --git a/meta-yocto/conf/site.conf.sample b/meta-yocto/conf/site.conf.sample
index 68d1da9..b2d01d0 100644
--- a/meta-yocto/conf/site.conf.sample
+++ b/meta-yocto/conf/site.conf.sample
@@ -16,32 +16,15 @@  SCONF_VERSION = "1"
 #http-proxy-port = 81
-# Uncomment to cause git to use the proxy host specificed 
-# although this only works for http
-#export GIT_PROXY_COMMAND = "${COREBASE}/scripts/oe-git-proxy-command"
-# Set to yes to have a gitconfig generated for handling proxies; you
-# might not want this if you have all that set in your global git
-# configuration. If you don't enable it, the rest of the entries
-# (_PROXY_IGNORE, etc) don't really work that well
-# Space separate list of hosts to ignore for GIT proxy
-# If SOCKS is available run the following command to comple a simple transport
-# gcc scripts/oe-git-proxy-socks.c -o oe-git-proxy-socks
-# and then share that binary somewhere in PATH, then use the following settings
-# GIT_PROXY_COMMAND is used by git to override all proxy settings from
-# configuration files, so we prefix OE_ to avoid breaking havoc on the
-# generated (or local) gitconfig's.
-#OE_GIT_PROXY_COMMAND = "${COREBASE}/scripts/oe-git-proxy-socks-command"
+# To use git with a proxy, you must use an external git proxy command, such as
+# the one provided by scripts/ To use this script, copy it to
+# your PATH and uncomment the following:
+# If you wish to use certain hosts without the proxy, specify them in NO_PROXY.
+# See the script for details on syntax.
 # Uncomment this to use a shared download directory
 #DL_DIR = "/some/shared/download/directory/"