[vlc-devel] [PATCH] : Use Internet explorer entered proxy server address.

Dominique Leuenberger dominique at leuenberger.net
Sat Aug 29 19:17:41 CEST 2009

On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 18:07 +0300, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> Le vendredi 28 août 2009 16:13:26 Dominique Leuenberger, vous avez écrit :
> > Quoting Adrien Maglo <magsoft at via.ecp.fr>:
> > > If the new option introduced by the attached patch,
> > > http-use-IE-proxy, is enable, the http access module uses the
> > > Internet Explorer entered HTTP proxy server configuration for all URL.
> > > But, it doesn't take into account bypasses settings or auto
> > > configuration scripts.
> > > This patch, attached to an old trac ticket, could be useful for the
> > > ActiveX plugin.
> >
> > I'd suggest to refrain from this option for the moment, as libproxy is
> > on it's way to get win32 support (and libproxy support is already in
> > vlc).
> Either it is implemented and you have a patch for contrib, or it's not and we 
> should consider merging Adrien's patch.

Sure... I do not mind. I was purely pointing out that there is works
going on in another place and it might be interesting to concentrate the
works in this very place.

Maybe even Adrien can participate in libproxy with his knowledge? Then
it comes into vlc indirectly too plus anybody else using it. Sometimes
it's just easier than code duplication in all places.

My mail was not meant to dis-value the submission at all.


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