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authorKnut Franke <k.franke@science-computing.de>2016-01-26 13:02:47 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>2016-01-26 18:53:09 (GMT)
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http: allow selection of proxy authentication method
CURLAUTH_ANY does not work with proxies which answer unauthenticated requests with a 307 redirect to an error page instead of a 407 listing supported authentication methods. Therefore, allow the authentication method to be set using the environment variable GIT_HTTP_PROXY_AUTHMETHOD or configuration variables http.proxyAuthmethod and remote.<name>.proxyAuthmethod (in analogy to http.proxy and remote.<name>.proxy). The following values are supported: * anyauth (default) * basic * digest * negotiate * ntlm Signed-off-by: Knut Franke <k.franke@science-computing.de> Signed-off-by: Elia Pinto <gitter.spiros@gmail.com> Helped-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com> Helped-by: Eric Sunshine <sunshine@sunshineco.com> Helped-by: Elia Pinto <gitter.spiros@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
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@@ -51,6 +51,10 @@ struct remote
The proxy to use for curl (http, https, ftp, etc.) URLs.
+`http_proxy_authmethod`::
+
+ The method used for authenticating against `http_proxy`.
+
struct remotes can be found by name with remote_get(), and iterated
through with for_each_remote(). remote_get(NULL) will return the
default remote, given the current branch and configuration.