[webkit-gtk] libwebkit2gtk and NTLM authentication

Carlos Garcia Campos cgarcia at igalia.com
Thu Oct 17 23:55:43 PDT 2013

El jue, 17-10-2013 a las 14:44 -0400, Dan Winship escribió:
> On 10/17/2013 04:02 AM, Carlos Garcia Campos wrote:
> > So, I guess we need to expose API to allow the user enable this feature
> > as Brian suggested. I think adding a new method to WebKitWebContext
> > makes sense, because other global network options are handled this way
> > (cookies, icon database, security manager, cache model, disk cache,
> > etc.). 
> Eventually libsoup will optionally support "Negotiate" (aka GSS-API aka
> Kerberos 5) authentication as well, so you might want to make the API a
> little bit generic.

Good point, I actually thought about that, using a generic method that
receives a WebKitAuthenticationScheme[0], but then I thought that some
of the schemes should probably be always enabled, or is there any use
case where it makes sense to disable basic and digest, for example?

[0] http://webkitgtk.org/reference/webkit2gtk/stable/WebKitAuthenticationRequest.html#WebKitAuthenticationScheme

> -- Dan

Carlos Garcia Campos
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