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Re: https connection over proxy

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:22:55 -0800

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 11:03:31AM -0800, zaheer ahmad wrote:
> i would like to know if there are any special settings/curl options to make
> secure connections work over a http proxy. iam able to browser non-secure sites
> by setting the http_proxy env. code reference below (webkit+gtk port)
> ResourceHandleManager.cpp
> would appreciate any inputs on this.

http_proxy is only for (naturally) HTTP connections. Try setting https_proxy
to a proxy server that handles HTTPS. Note that HTTPS uses a proxy server in
a different way (tunneled mode) that note all HTTP proxy servers are
configured to support.

>>> Dan

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