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Re: request for proxy code review

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: 2002-03-22 07:53:51 CET

On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, Mark Benedetto King wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 22, 2002 at 03:03:40AM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> > 2002/03/22 02:11:43| parseHttpRequest: Unsupported method 'REPORT'
> > 2002/03/22 02:11:43| clientReadRequest: FD 12 Invalid Request
> >
> > It looks like the Subversion proxy code works :) but that proxies will
> > still be a problem :(
> >
>
> I think with a little tweaking, neon can be convinced to tunnel through a
> proxy via CONNECT. It already does this for SSL connections.

It should be noted, however, that most proxies are setup to prevent CONNECTs
to other remote ports than 443. Proxy admins often only allow CONNECT for
https to its default port.

At least that's my experience, after having faced many company proxies the
last couple of years.

(I also wrote exactly this kind of "proxy tunnel" code for curl.)

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