[MPlayer-users] No user/password support for streams?

Mike Melanson melanson at pcisys.net
Sat Mar 16 21:14:01 CET 2002

On Sat, 16 Mar 2002, Martin Kaltoft wrote:

> I cannot find any way to send my user/password authentication information via 
> mplayer, not even through sending it via the URL like this: 
> http://user:pass@hostname.tld/path/to/file.avi

	No, I suspect this wouldn't work. HTTP authentication has to be
sent through the HTTP header, rather than through the URL. I don't believe
MPlayer has support for this yet.

	Thanks for the report...
	-Mike Melanson

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