|laziness, impatience, and hubris|
Re: automating basic authenticationby BooK (Curate)
|on Sep 16, 2003 at 14:32 UTC||Need Help??|
What you want to do is to add auto-authentication to a particular web site. I'll talk about how you could do this with the next version of HTTP::Proxy, which will be out someday, when I have more time to work on the remaining details.
I must admit I haven't read your code that much, and that the old API is a little behind me now, but:
In your post you say:
the docs for the module are quite basic
I resent that... ;-) In version 0.09, the HTTP/Proxy.pm file is 974 lines long, and there are 303 lines of pod documentation. Please tell me what's missing, so I can improve that in the next version (where 12 new modules will appear).
Warning: The HTTP::Proxy API will change a lot in version 0.10. It should be much easier to write simple filters, and a lot of helper filters and examples will be included. The latest CVS snapshot is always available from http://http-proxy.mongueurs.net/.
For those interested, an example proxy is running most of the time on home.bruhat.net:8080. (It's a proxy: you need to configure your browser to use it.)