Re: [dev] [surf] http auth in webkit 2.4.7

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:48:03 +0100


On Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:48:03 +0100 Markus Teich <> wrote:
> Heyho,
> after I updated webkit to the 2.4.7-r200 version (from default gentoo
> repository), I have a problem with http authentication. After authenticating
> only the first pageload works. Every refresh or navigation to another url
> protected by the same http authentication mechanism results in webkit throwing a
> nice little „URL cannot be shown“ error page at me. Can someone confirm this bug
> and help me fix it? I already noticed, that webkit now has an interface for
> authentications, which could maybe even support client-side certificates for TLS
> handshakes. However this interface is not used by surf and the documentation is
> too bad for me to understand how it should be used.
> If nobody can confirm this bug right away, I'll setup a sample page which fails
> for me.

I am using the same webkit version and can’t confirm the bug. Please re‐
port back with the sample page.


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Tue Jan 20 2015 - 17:48:03 CET

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