Can someone reopen (and finish): `npm –version` takes 3 minutes to complete when run in child process and behind corporate proxy

I’ve just found `npm --version` takes 3 minutes to complete when run in child process and behind corporate proxy which addresses an issue I’ve very interested in seeing fixed, but it seems that the issue was closed and there’s no indication of what state it was in… There was a PR created and everything. Thanks (and apologies if this is the wrong place/way to ask about this, I’m new here!)