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RE: NTLM Proxy Authentication and SSL

From: Paul Mecklar <>
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2007 09:16:16 -0500

On Mon, 3 Sep 2007, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> It seems this happens because the response contains chunked transfer-encoding
> and the Curl_proxyCONNECT() has no support for that... For some reason I have
> something in the back of my head saying we once added support for this, but I
> just can't remember why it wouldn't be in the current code then!
>> I was looking at the code to try and address it myself, but am fearful of
>> making changes to the code as I am not sure what other impacts it could
>> have.
> There's a test suite that minimizes the risk, plus we have a bunch of
> subscribers to this list who can review and comment patches.
> Are you willing to work on making the Curl_proxyCONNECT() function properly
> "pass" responses that are sent chunky? We already have the suitable support
> functions for this, used in lib/transfer.c for "regular" transfers.

Unfortunately, not at this time. I was hoping to use libcurl for a time critical project as I am tired of working around the limitations of WinHTTP and WinInet, but I am running out of time. Thanks for your help :)

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Received on 2007-09-06