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  1. Qt
  2. QTBUG-69941

Table of proxy types' HTTP entry is contradicting QNetworkProxy::CachingCapability

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Reported
    • Priority: P2: Important
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 5.9.6, 5.10.1, 5.11.1
    • Fix Version/s: None
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      Description

      The table of proxy types tells about HTTP proxy: "Implemented using the "CONNECT" command, supports only outgoing TCP connections; supports authentication."

      This is true for SSL connections but not for unencrypted ones since a default capability of the HTTP proxy is CachingCapability. This leads to the proxy doing "GET/POST/etc." requests and not using the CONNECT method. Unencrypted connections need to remove the CachingCapability in order to use the CONNECT method (which is way easier to implement).

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            • Assignee:
              docteam Qt Documentation Team
              Reporter:
              gri Christoph Keller
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