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

Jean-Paul Saman jpsaman at videolan.org
Mon Jun 9 08:56:11 CEST 2008

Kaarlo Räihä wrote:
> 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 suggest to fold the ie-proxy inside http-proxy path. This way usage on 
all OS's is similar.

Please update patch accordingly, it won't be submitted as is.

Jean-Paul Saman.

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