[wp-hackers] stop HTTP requests made behind one's back

Mark Cunningham mark.cunningham at gmail.com
Wed Feb 18 13:42:08 GMT 2009

2009/2/18 Doug Stewart <zamoose at gmail.com>:
> This opens this topic to the whole wp-hackers list though, and I'd love an
> answer:
> How can we get wp-includes/http.php to respect a proxy?  Used to be able to
> do it by editing the Snoopy files,  but since the new http interface came
> in, it's nigh-impossible.

I gave up trying to modify WP to work behind a firewall. I used to
have a patch that proxy support, but every upgrade I'd have to do the
work again, so since 2.5 I just don't bother. It's a pain in the bum.

There is a trac for it:


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