GPRS / Wifi

arne anka openmoko at
Mon Aug 11 14:35:39 CEST 2008

>> for the proxy: as someone mentioned before -- there is a global variable
>> defining the proxy .
> Does this mean that I have to re-start my applications when I connect ?
> Not optimal ...

i don't think so -- checking the proxy variable should be transparent to  
the apps and done by which layer is responsible for managing th connection.

> Anyway do you know who put this variable ?
> And where to configure it's value ?

someone in this thread said it is called

and you can set it in one of your if-up.d/ scripts in a way like

if [ $IFACE -eq "ppp0" ] ; then
	export $http_proxy=yourproxyforgprs

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