Proxy auto-configuration

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at
Sat Nov 28 10:47:17 EST 2009

On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 14:54, Sascha Silbe
<sascha-ml-ui-sugar-olpc-devel at> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 03:41:22PM +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> - The DHCP payload must contain a url to the PAC file - this is the
>> WPAD protocol, and what Pia was playing with.
> Sure, but for that the browser must send a DHCP request, which it doesn't
> seem to do. Or does Fedora contain any support for that in the DHCP client
> (for Debian, I don't see it)?
>> I did find an old email that indicated that she was using Firefox, not
>> Browse.xo.
> OK, so it should work with Iceweasel. Either it got disabled (upstream?
> Debian?) or there was some kind of configuration (dhclient? Firefox?) to
> enable it...

>From these links, looks like Mozilla uses WPAD through DNS (and not DHCP):^[^\0]*%24&hitlimit=&tree=mozilla-central



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