[links-list] Re: HTTP Auth

Nige nigel.scott at uk.thalesgroup.com
Wed May 1 03:47:21 PDT 2002

Petr Baudis wrote:
> Dear diary, on Wed, May 01, 2002 at 11:44:40AM CEST, I got a letter,
> where Nige <nigel.scott at uk.thalesgroup.com> told me, that...
> > Hi - I recently found links and am trying to get the http-auth stuff to
> > work.
> >
> > I've downloaded elinks-0.4pre5 and built it, but I don't know how to
> > actually enter my username and password.
> You just type the URL and if it wants authentication, dialog box will pop up
> asking you for username and password. From ELinks-0.4pre6 on, you can also
> enter the user and password to the URL itself, in format http://user@pass:url.

I don't get a pop up if I try to visit a URL, just an error saying Cache
Access Denied.

I couldn't find 0.4pre6 on the website, so I tried the latest stable
build (elinks-0.3-20020501) using http://user:pass@url 
with no success.

Any ideas? Is there any way I can force the dialog box to pop up?

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