Better proxy support available via libcurl?
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Aug 1 04:56:40 CEST 2006
On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 11:13:50PM +0930, Alphax wrote:
> David Shaw wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 01:35:08AM +0930, Alphax wrote:
> >> David Shaw wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Jul 28, 2006 at 11:07:56AM +0930, Alphax wrote:
> >>>> Since gnupg uses libcurl, and libcurl has support for authenticating
> >>>> proxies...
> >>>> Shouldn't it be possible to have authenticating proxy support in gnupg?
> >>> Yes, it's possible. At the moment, only BASIC auth is used. Which
> >>> one did you need?
> >> If BASIC is just username & password, it should be enough; I'll have to
> >> check the manpage to see how to use it...
> > Use a proxy like "http://user:firstname.lastname@example.org".
> > Note that this works with both curl and the built-in HTTP handler also.
> Is it at all likely to work on Windows, or is the networking code too
It should work on Windows just as well as Unix-ish machines, whether
you are using cURL or not.
> Where can I get a cURL package for MinGW that will actually work?
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