[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Add config var to limit repo connection timeout

Nathan Aclander nathan.aclander at gmail.com
Sun Apr 7 21:22:47 UTC 2019

Maarten de Vries <maarten at de-vri.es> writes:
> I ran into the same objections when I wanted to expose a curl option
> (in my case for client certificate authentication). But maintaining a
> patched pacman seemed like too much long-term work, so instead I made
> curl-inject-opt [1], a program using LD_PRELOAD to inject curl options
> into sessions of another program. I also added it to the AUR [2].

That looks great, and would definitely solve my problem. 

Like you said, it's not the most user-friendly solution. I wish it be
baked into pacman just so I don't have one more thing to set up the next
time I reinstall Arch.


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