Running souphttpsrc through a proxy that requires authentication

Konstantin Miller konstantin.miller at
Fri Aug 26 00:23:57 PDT 2011

Dear all,

I cannot make the souphttpsrc plugin work with a proxy server that requires
authentication. I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and the Gstreamer version as checked
out from the git on August 25, 2011.

What happens is: souphttpsrc sends a HTTP GET request to the proxy server,
not including the authentication data. The proxy server answers 407 Proxy
Authentication Required. Now, instead of sending a new GET including
authentication data (as would do the get example application from the
libsoup library), the pipeline terminates with an error. In the attachment
is the debug output of souphttpsrc.

As far as I can see from the code of souphttpsrc, I cannot understand if it
can work at all, since before soup_auth_authenticate gets the chance to
perform the authentication, gst_soup_http_src_parse_status issues a

Could somebody successfully run souphttpsrc from behind a proxy with

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