[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Internet Explorer proxy fetch

Rémi Denis-Courmont 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).
> http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=46406#p150090
> 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.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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