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Bug#660257: fix Automatic proxy configuration in wheezy

package: debian-edu-config
severity: important

On Mittwoch, 15. Februar 2012, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Tobias Gruetzmacher]
> > you wrote on your blog
> > (http://people.skolelinux.org/pere/blog/Automatic_proxy_configuration_wit
> > h_Debian_Edu___Skolelinux.html) about your problems with converting
> > PAC-files to environment variables.
> > 
> > You might want to have a look at libproxy:
> > http://code.google.com/p/libproxy/
> > 
> > It is packaged in Debian (with a crude command line tool in
> > libproxy-tools) and uses either WebKit or MozJS to execute PAC-files.
> > 
> > The library is C++, but has a C and Python interface. Perl bindings
> > seems to be availible on CPAN.
> Thank you for the feedback.  CC to debian-edu@lists.debian.org to let
> the entire project know about your proposal.
> I have not yet had time to investigate, but it sound like it might
> solve our problem.  Do you have time to implement a similar command
> line tool to the wpad-extact tool we already have, or is that wat the
> existing command line tool already do?

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