[Reportbug-maint] Bug#877850: reportbug: Doesn't honor $http_proxy or the --proxy commandline argument

Philipp Marek philipp at marek.priv.at
Fri Oct 6 06:55:19 UTC 2017

Package: reportbug
Version: 7.1.7
Severity: important

"reportbug" doesn't honor $http_proxy or the --proxy commandline 

   execve("/usr/bin/reportbug", ["reportbug", "--proxy", 
"http://x.x.x.x:8080", "reportbug"], [/* 53 vars */]) = 0
   connect(11, {sa_family=AF_INET, sin_port=htons(443), 
sin_addr=inet_addr("")}, 16) = -1 EINPROGRESS (Operation 
now in progress)

-- Package-specific info:
** Environment settings:
DEBEMAIL="Philipp Marek <philipp at marek.priv.at>"

** /home/marek/.reportbugrc:
reportbug_version "4.12.6"
mode advanced
ui gtk2
realname "Philipp Marek"
email "philipp at marek.priv.at"
header "X-Debbugs-CC: philipp at marek.priv.at"
smtphost reportbug.debian.org

-- System Information:
Debian Release: buster/sid
   APT prefers testing
   APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'testing-debug'), (500, 
'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 4.12.0-1-amd64 (SMP w/8 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_AT.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_AT.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), 
LANGUAGE=de_AT:de (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                1.5
ii  python3            3.5.3-3
ii  python3-reportbug  7.1.7

reportbug recommends no packages.

Versions of packages reportbug suggests:
pn  claws-mail                      <none>
pn  debconf-utils                   <none>
pn  debsums                         <none>
pn  dlocate                         <none>
ii  emacs25-bin-common              25.2+1-6
ii  file                            1:5.32-1
ii  gir1.2-gtk-3.0                  3.22.21-1
ii  gir1.2-vte-2.91                 0.50.0-1
ii  gnupg                           2.2.1-1
ii  postfix [mail-transport-agent]  3.2.3-1
ii  python3-gi                      3.24.1-3
ii  python3-gi-cairo                3.24.1-3
pn  python3-gtkspellcheck           <none>
pn  python3-urwid                   <none>
ii  xdg-utils                       1.1.1-1

Versions of packages python3-reportbug depends on:
ii  apt                1.5
ii  file               1:5.32-1
ii  python3            3.5.3-3
ii  python3-debian     0.1.31
ii  python3-debianbts  2.6.3
ii  python3-requests   2.18.1-1

python3-reportbug suggests no packages.

-- no debconf information

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