Re: Squid error - Invalid URL on valid URL

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 11:14:58 -0600

Jason Hihn writes:

>This is a valid URL, I have used it withou the squid proxy in place.
>it says: "Illegal character in hostname; underscores are not allowed"
>Is this a Squid Feature or a general hostname rule? It seems that it
>must be the first...
>Below is the error: (Any patches/etc?)
>The requested URL could not be retrieved
>While trying to retrieve the URL:

It is illegal to have '_' in hostnames. Squid enforces this.

Define ALLOW_HOSTNAME_UNDERSCORES in src/url.c if you want
to get around it.

Duane W.
Received on Wed Apr 21 1999 - 11:07:25 MDT

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