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Re: http proxy tunnel ... through a proxy

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 09:22:30 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Prashant Ramanathan wrote:

> We use libcurl for (among other things) making http proxy tunnel
> connections. However, currently with libcurl, we can't do this if there is
> another proxy server that you first have to go through (something that we
> needed to do). We've implemented some functionality that allows a proxy
> tunnel connection, first going through another proxy server. We would like
> to contribute this code to the libcurl project. If this is something that
> is useful to the community at large, please let me know, as well as how I
> can go about uploading my changes.

Wow, this sounds like fun. So you're going through *two* proxies on your way
to the target server?! And is this then doing two CONNECT requests?

Please make a diff -u output of your changes (preferably against a very recent
curl version) and post to the list!

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