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TUNNELing HTTP proxy (feature request / bug)

From: Adam Hall <adam_james_hall_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2005-05-11 21:49:17 CEST


I am behind a network which uses a HTTP proxy for all outgoing traffic. This
is not a problem for client-initated protocols, of which subversion is one.

The svn client does not support the sending of svn:// requests via this
proxy, instead, it only works with HTTP requests.

It is entirely possible to support svn requests simply be requesting a
connection (using the CONNECT method which my proxy, as I believe do most,
happens to support) via the proxy to the origin server (at present it gives
up saying hostname not found - the hostname does exist).

RFC2817 (http://www.apps.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2817.html) describes this.

This fix should not take long and would enable be to become active on
projects only hosted by svn:// protocol. Thanks very much,


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