[wp-hackers] Re: [wp-testers] Experimental Proxy Support in WordPress

Doug Stewart zamoose at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 19:47:50 GMT 2009

On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 6:11 AM, Jacob Santos <wordpress at santosj.name>wrote:

> There was some complaining about the lack of proxy support[1], but a patch
> has been added [2]. If you check the documentation that is in the patch, you
> can find the code needed to enable the proxy support (requires modifying
> wp-config.php).
> Here are some things that needs testing.
> Current issue with the fsockopen is that nothing appears to be returned
> with no errors and warning as to the cause.
> Current issue with streams is that it throws some error.
> Current issue with cURL is that there is some obscure bug in it that may
> return some Headers mixed in with the body (no known fix at this time, nor
> probably will there be one if no one else has a problem).
> Current issue with HTTP extension transport is that it hasn't been tested.
> Well, good luck. It will be easier if you use subversion and apply the
> patch. Also, I'm cross posting to wp-hackers to get those people who were
> interested in WordPress having support for it.

Excellent.  I'll test on Monday.


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