Re: SOCKS, ftp-proxy
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 08:54:37 +0100 (MET)
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001, Prana wrote:
> I'm Prana from Cyest.org. Recently I developed Mandrake Update Robot
> (I'm not Mandrake's employee BTW), and it uses curl-lib.
It seems to be a nice tool and a perfect use for libcurl.
> Several users reported to me that it doesn't want to download a file from
> an FTP server via proxy.
I hope they're talking about a HTTP proxy as libcurl doesn't (currently)
support any other kind of proxy. What happens? What OS? What curl version?
> I've tried HTTP tunneling but it still doesn't work.
HTTP proxy tunneling is not generally an option to most users. Most HTTP
proxies are not setup to allow general tunneling-through of things such as
the full FTP protocol.
> Is there a solution for this? Am I not being specific enough or ..?
You have to specify what the problems are. Give us protocol outputs,
anything, that offer more clues to what is happening and what isn't.
> He uses Squid proxy server and also he has another computer that goes
> through a SOCKS5 server. Is there any chance that it's going to be
I've personally used curl fetching ftp files with a squid proxy without
No, there's no SOCKS5 support in libcurl as the FAQ entry 2.4 clearly states.
It also says: "I would appriciate patches that brings this functionality."
and that is still valid.
-- Daniel Stenberg -- curl project maintainer -- http://curl.haxx.se/ _______________________________________________ Curl-library mailing list Curl-library_at_lists.sourceforge.net http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/curl-libraryReceived on 2001-03-01