bugcastget - Bugs: bug #21348, No Proxy Authorisation after a...


bug #21348: No Proxy Authorisation after a redirect

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 16 Oct 2007 01:22:41 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Works For Me
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Marius L. Jøhndal <mariuslj>
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Sun 16 Jun 2013 05:42:43 PM UTC, comment #1:

I'm closing this bug as I am unable to reproduce it with current versions of libcurl.

If you are still using castget and this remains a problem, please let me know!

Marius L. Jøhndal <mariuslj>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 16 Oct 2007 01:22:41 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi there,

I am having issues with castget 1.0 on debian (sarge) with the proxy authorization after castget has recieved a http redirect.

Here is my http traffic log:

GET http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rmhttp/downloadtrial/radio4/fromourowncorrespondent/rss.xml HTTP/1.1

Proxy-Authorization: Basic Zm9saW5pYzpJd3MxVG5taVou

Host: downloads.bbc.co.uk

Pragma: no-cache

Accept: /

HTTP/1.0 301 Moved Permanently

Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 13:16:16 GMT

Set-Cookie: BBC-UID=d4a7f1442b29fa608915d75e0030c934eccc7ad54030a0432beaafbdbc5477350; expires=Sat, 15-Oct-11 13:16:16 GMT; path=/; domain=bbc.co.uk;

Location: http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/fooc/rss.xml

Content-Length: 263

Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1

Proxy-Connection: close

GET http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio4/fooc/rss.xml HTTP/1.1

Host: downloads.bbc.co.uk

Pragma: no-cache

Accept: /

HTTP/1.0 407 Proxy Authentication Required

Mime-Version: 1.0

Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 13:16:16 GMT

Content-Type: text/html

Content-Length: 271

Expires: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 13:16:16 GMT

Proxy-Authenticate: NTLM

Proxy-Authenticate: Basic realm="SQUID V2.5 xxx.xxx.xx"

Proxy-Connection: close

Then it does on interpreting the reply. Apart from fixing the bug, I would suggest to check for a correct http status code as well.

Otherwise, castget is a very nice tool.


Christian Folini, -email is unavailable-



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