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Re: Curl and Proxy servers

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 19:19:44 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 16 Jan 2002, Hien Quan wrote:

> Can anyone tell me how Curl determines which proxy server to use?

It doesn't. You tell it which one to use.

> For example in a situation where the proxy server is at x.x.x.x and the
> default gateway is y.y.y.y which server does Curl connect to?

You tell it which to use. Using an environment variable, a command line
switch or the default config file.

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2002-01-16