Better proxy support available via libcurl?
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri Jul 28 18:38:00 CEST 2006
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.
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