[vlc-devel] Socks5 proxy support of vlc.

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Fri Feb 5 16:20:47 UTC 2021

Le perjantaina 5. helmikuuta 2021, 17.58.16 EET Hongyi Zhao a écrit :
> On Ubuntu 20.04, I compiled and installed the git master version of
> vlc and I noticed the following option of vlc:
> $ vlc -H |& grep -- '-socks '
>       --socks <string>           SOCKS server
> But it seems that this option doesn't work at all. In detail, even I
> don't run the socks5 proxy, vlc doesn't report any error and still
> runs smoothly as shown below:

Most protocols ignore the SOCKS settings.

> $ curl -x socks5:// www.baidu.com
> curl: (7) Unable to receive initial SOCKS5 response.
> $ http_proxy='' cvlc -vv --socks
> https://auto.hyddns.xyz:8443/live/surveillance.m3u8
> Any hints for this problem will be highly appreciated?

With all due respect, this list is about software development, *not* user 

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