It's not in the documentation, but after you've unpacked the system
image, go into /etc/wget/ and edit wget's config file.
Doing this makes wget (portage downloader and all-around-nifty utility)
use your HTTP proxy; however, updating your portage tree (emerge rsync)
can't, to my knowledge, be done through HTTP -- so, you may be out of
From: "Sibert, Roger" <roger_sibert@×××××××.com>
To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 16:42:09 -0500
Subject: [gentoo-dev] installation question
> I might be missing this somewhere in the documentation, but how do you
> handle the install when your behind a firewall and all web access has
> to be done through a proxy.
> Roger Sibert
> OEM Systems Test Technician