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Sync Chromium src behind proxy

Official guide to fetch and build Chromium:
You may encounter connection problem when you try to update using gclient.bat, when you local network is behind a proxy.
Below settings work for me:
  • Install depot_tools
  • Open powershell as administrators and set proxy in netsh>winhttp> set proxy. Backup existing settings before set new one.Set http_proxy and https_proxy in environment variable.
  • Edit cipd.ps1, force use proxy for System.Net.WebClient.

...
$proxyAddr = "http://proxy_address:proxy_port"
$proxy = new-object System.Net.WebProxy
$proxy.Address = $proxyAddr
...
$wc.proxy = $proxy
...

  • Run gclient.bat to update cipd client.
  • Restore cipd.ps1
  • Follow the official guide to fetch the code.
  • Run netsh>winhttp again to restore original proxy settings.
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