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Re: curl_easy_setopt for SSL proxy

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 14:52:19 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 26 Jan 2009, A. Craig West wrote:

>> I'm not sure if anything of this is worth bothering about, I just thought I
>> should mention this when we start to even consider a wider support for
>> "multiple" proxies.
> The best way to configure something like this would probably be some type of
> configuration file. It then occurred to me that there are already
> implementations of PAC file parsers out there, and that would do the trick
> quite nicely. I am now thinking that if I can find one with a suitable
> license, it would be worth including in libcurl...

PAC is javascript and we've been down this road before. Getting such an
interpreter into libcurl is not an option, that should be left for the app
that uses libcurl.

Received on 2009-01-26