[Telepathy] telepathy-gabble and authenticated SOCKS5 proxy

Mohammad H. Al-Shami mshami at tagorg.com
Mon Jun 29 01:56:15 PDT 2009

Speaking of proxies, when can we expect options to change proxy settings? The 
proxy at my office is kinda messed up and I need to use different proxies for 
different protocols, reading the "global" gnome setting doesn't work well for 


On Monday 29 June 2009 11:54:49 Guillaume Desmottes wrote:
> Le dimanche 28 juin 2009 à 12:10 -0400, John O'Brien a écrit :
> > I was checking the code in bytestream-socks5.c and I noticed that it
> > doesn't appear that telepathy-gabble
> > supports proxies which require authentication.
> >
> > Is this a correct assumption or did I miss something?
> Indeed.
> Just to be clear, this code is for *bytestream* SOCKS5 proxy (used by
> file transfers and tubes), not to connect to your XMPP server through a
> SOCKS5 proxy.
> > If it is correct, were there reasons why it isn't supported or are
> > there plans to support it in the future?
> Main reason is because http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0065.html doesn't
> mention proxy authentication and I have no idea how we are suppose to
> manage that (is that even possible in that context?).
> Furthermore, I don't know any proxy requiring authentification.
> 	G.
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