[Debian-med-packaging] Bug#862039: r-bioc-gviz: accesses the internet during build

Chris Lamb lamby at debian.org
Tue May 9 15:03:43 UTC 2017

Andreas Tille wrote:

> the gviz package received a bug report about trying to access a remote
> location at package build time which is forbidden by Debian policy.
> Do you have any hints how this access could be prevented?

Just in case it helps, in other packages I've seen that exporting an
HTTP_PROXY environment variable to some deliberately broken or empty
value has prevented these calls…

… but YMMV, untested, etc. :)


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