[vlc-devel] [VLC] #4540: can't use http URL behind .htaccess protection with web plugin

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Thu Mar 3 13:41:52 CET 2011

On Thu, 3 Mar 2011 12:58:24 +0100 (CET), andre <akiki at free.fr> wrote:
> I want to bring some precision about my problem - may be not enough
> described in my request. 
> The authentication popup is missing as I request the URL. 
> The only way to gain access is by prefixing the URL as
> http://user:password@URL 
> Furthermore, for my use, the browser has already gain the credentials
> before and for me must keep  them along the session. 

That is already tracked as bug number #3166. But it is unknown whether this
can at all be fixed. In any case, there are currently no developers
available to work on this issue. Please provide a patch if you want this

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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