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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] proxy issues with downloading regression scripts
From: Blower, Melanie (melanie.blower_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-12 09:26:13

I also got replies like Aparna when I tried to use the script that I downloaded from the boost url (not the new beta version). I couldn't get the proxy settings to work on the invocation, but when I used proxy settings in ~/.subversion/servers some of the checkout was successful but other things failed subsequently. I'll try the beta and use these directions.

-----Original Message-----
From: Boost-Testing [mailto:boost-testing-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Niklas Angare
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2014 5:05 AM
To: boost-testing_at_[hidden]
Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] proxy issues with downloading regression scripts

"Aparna Kumta" <aparna.kumta_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I invoked I saw the same error (by viewing in a
> browser):
> Handshake failed
> The SSL handshake could not be performed.
> *Host: *
> *Reason: *Can't initialize server context
> Then, I made the following change to
> # script_remote =
> ''
> script_remote =
> ''
> Reran
> This time I was able to download the files
> Does this mean there might be an issue on on the server side, that is
> with ?

The critical difference is that the problematic one begins with https. Doing HTTPS (SSL) through a proxy is no simple matter. Your IT folks' assertion that it should work if it works in the browser is almost certainly false for HTTPS.

Since you're having so much trouble with the proxy, you should simply patch your to replace https with http.


Niklas Angare

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