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Re: setup.exe and cntlm proxy - setup gets stuck at mirrors.lst

On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 07:58:10PM +0200, Pawel Jasinski wrote:
>On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 6:31 PM, Christopher Faylor  wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 12, 2012 at 03:48:16PM +0200, Pawel Jasinski wrote:
>>>sorry for the cross post. I just realized setup.exe should be
>>>discussed here and not in main cygwin mailing list
>>>I have created patch for setup.exe to make it work with cntlm proxy.
>>>Upon investigation I have discovered that, setup.exe does not handle
>>>well the situation when connection is not closed at the end of each
>>>individual file (Keep-Alive) and gets stuck.
>>>If the HTTP response from proxy contains Content-Length, patched
>>>version uses provided length to detect end of file condition.
>>>What are the chances to include it in official setup.exe release?
>> Nonexistent as it stands right now.
>> Your submission lacks a ChangeLog and, more importantly, comments.  I
>> have no idea why you're making the changes that you've made.  You're
>> changing code that has worked for years so we really need some
>> justification for why what you've done is necessary.
>never mind, somehow I assumed setup.exe is using HTTP 1.1. I am wrong,
>setup is using HTTP 1.0
>cntlm does not implement HTTP 1.0 correctly.
>Given your comment, I assume you have no interest to switch to HTTP 1.1
>thanks for the prompt response

You are somehow misreading my comment.  I didn't mention "HTTP anything"
and I don't see any occurrence of 1.1 in the patch.

If you have a patch which changes setup.exe to use HTTP 1.1 we could
consider it but all of my previous comments still apply.


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