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RE: cUrl and challenge-response authentication (NTLM)

From: Yehezkel Horowitz <>
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2012 15:27:29 +0200

A week has passed with no reply, so I'll ask again:
Are you planning to develop this mode?
Is there a way I can help with this development effort?

>> Finally, I would be glad to know if you think this mode is worth development
>> effort, and if you think curl users (other than me) will be happy to use it.

> I honestly don't know, but I would suspect so. Lots of people already have the problem of separating the "fake" headers from the "real" ones in these situations so I think it can help making application logic simpler.

Is there a way that I could help in the development effort (I'm using curl a lot, but never looked into the code)?

>> PS: can you think about good name to this mode (CURL_OPT_?)?

>Hm. What about


>or similar?

>The following argument would then possibly be an enum or bitmask so that we
can allow different levels or modes of hiding. Like for auth OR redirects or
both etc.


Suggested values of the enum:


Thanks for the professional and quick responses.

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