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Re: [PATCH] use MacOSX network location web proxy settings

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-19 16:00:00 CEST

On 9/19/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 09:56:54PM +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
> > Is there any Mac user reading this who could say anything useful about this?
> >
> I'm a Mac user, but I don't use the locations feature, so I can't really
> comment much.


> Keychain probably knows the proxy server's username and password.
> We would probably want to link in the Keychain framework for this even
> if the Keychain secure password storage (--enable-keychain) was disabled.
> Adding the framework line to LIBS is probably correct, though suboptimal
> - see the equivalent comment in configure.in for Keychain support.
> We probably want a configure test rather than a hardcoded platform
> check though.
> Finally, shouldn't we just do this by default? If you have a system-level
> proxy server set up (under Mac OS X or Windows), it would typically make
> sense to use it. I can see that we might want to set something to switch
> off that behaviour and go direct, but it the default should be to use it, no?



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