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

Dominique Leuenberger dominique at leuenberger.net
Mon Jun 9 09:21:30 CEST 2008

Quoting Jean-Paul Saman <jpsaman at videolan.org>:

>> 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.

Maybe helping out on the libproxy could be a good idea here. There is  
a patch pending to add libproxy support to the http access module of  
VLC and if we can get a plugin to libproxy (that can then be widely  
used) for VLC there is only one interface and it does not have to  
worry about OS.


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