[guardian-dev] NetCipher and HttpURLConnection

Nathan of Guardian nathan at guardianproject.info
Mon Feb 10 20:28:53 EST 2014

On February 10, 2014 8:25:14 PM EST, Josh Steiner <josh at vitriolix.com> wrote:
>Hi all,
>I had a few questions about NetCipher.  We wanted to get the official
>Facebook SDK working with TOR and it uses the stock HttpURLConnection
>stack, not Apache.
>First off, is there a reason we support only Apache's http libs?
>Other than "engineering time" of course.

HttpURLConnection does not support SOCKS proxying AFAIK.

>Also, I notice that we include our own build of the jar in the
>NetCipher libs/ (httpclientandroidlib-1.1.2.jar), is there a reason
>for this rather than just using the one that ships in Android AOSP?

Aosp's is out of date.

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