[Users] [Bug 3098] Please add support for basic HTTP authentication

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Mon Nov 10 14:24:05 CET 2014


--- Comment #1 from Ricardo Mones <mones at users.sourceforge.net> ---
This can be partially achieved with the .netrc support included in 3.11.1.
Just add a line:

machine <feedsite> login <yourlogin> password <yourpass>

to your ~/.netrc file┬╣. If the feed URL is
"http://www.company.com/news/feed.rss" the <feedsite> would be just

This only supports one user/password per site, not per feed, as a proper
implementation would require, but can work in some places.

┬╣ http://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html

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