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

Andreas Tille tille at debian.org
Wed May 10 11:03:14 UTC 2017

Hi Chris,

On Tue, May 09, 2017 at 04:03:43PM +0100, Chris Lamb wrote:
> 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. :)

Not tested with tcpdump but the solution sounds convincing.  BTW, you
have set severity important.  Should I file an unblock request anyway?

Kind regards



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