[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Internet Explorer proxy fetch
rdenis at simphalempin.com
Sun Jun 8 19:55:40 CEST 2008
Le dimanche 8 juin 2008 20:47:27 Kaarlo Räihä, vous avez écrit :
> This patch adds another selection to HTTP(S) access that allows to get
> Internet Explorer proxy settings from Windows registry (so VLC uses same
> proxy for HTTP as IE does).
> as I have pointed in there, it needs minor additions (command line and/or
> installer option to select it would be blessing for IT admins). Code ain't
> that elegant (few long code lines etc.) and it uses many #ifdef WIN32
> clauses so maybe someone wants to do win32http.c (or something similar).
> Patch also changes http_proxy environment variable tooltip part to mention
> Linux and Unix (I didn't test if VLC tries to read http_proxy under Win32
> so I might be wrong).
I see no reason to remove this. Windows has environment variables too,
especially (but not only) if using Cygwin. Also changing the string adds
needless work for the translators.
More information about the vlc-devel