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HTTP Negotiate bug 1004841

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 11:10:59 +0200 (CEST)


As Enrico Scholz reported a while ago, HTTP Negotiate is not considered by
libcurl unless a user name is also provided. The user name isn't used in the
request, but libcurl requires a user name internally to trigger the
authentication to be used. (This is mentioned in KNOWN_BUGS). The code in
question is present in lib/http.c:Curl_http_auth_act()

Since I have no server or tests that use HTTP Negotiate I need some input from
somone that do: how do we know if we have Negotiate-credentials enough to use
the Negotiate authentication (as an alternative for checking for a set user

      Daniel Stenberg -- --
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Received on 2004-08-18