This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: setup.exe question: Is the NetIO_IE5 class necessary ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pavel Tsekov" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, November 26, 2001 9:53 PM
Subject: Re: setup.exe question: Is the NetIO_IE5 class necessary ?
> Robert Collins wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Pavel Tsekov" <email@example.com>
> > > What is the idea behind this class.. Do we actually need it ? :)
> > AFAIK it's a wrapper for the MS internet helper library .dll. If the
> > level http support works properly it may not be needed.
> > However AFAIK the low level code doesn't handle NTLM authentication
> > proxies, which may affect some folk.
> This answers my question :) Btw I thinks I had somewhere a document
> described how to build and NTLM authentication respones. I'll try to
You can find some reasonable doco on the ntlm-over-http protocol at
http://devel.squid-cache.org/ntlm. The Samba smbval library has the
needed code to calculate the client side responses.