[icedtea-web] RFC: add support in netx for using proxy settings from browser

Omair Majid omajid at redhat.com
Wed Dec 22 14:34:19 PST 2010


The attached patch makes netx (not plugin) behave correctly (or at least 
slightly better) when deployment.proxy.type is set to 3 (for 

With this patch, netx will parse the firefox preferences file to figure 
out the browser's settings and use that when trying to figure out the 
proxy to use for accessing a given URI.

Similar to JNLPProxySelector, this class can not handle PAC files just 
yet (though I am working on that).

Any thoughts or comments?

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