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Re: Environnement variable

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2004 23:26:05 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 8 Jun 2004, Manuel VACELET wrote:

> I wanna download files with curl on a secure server (ssl +
> registeration) trought a proxy (another authentification) with the
> authentification values in environnement varaiable.
> - I can't write a file
> - I can't write my pass on the command line (I don't want to show my
> password when I run 'top' :)

curl attempts to hide password arguments to not show up in process listings,
it might do that on your platform.

> Is there any variable like http_proxy or HTTPS_PROXY for authentification
> purpose ?

Yes, both exist and should work. You can also use -K/--config to provide
options from a file or stdin.

     Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-06-08