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Re: Why resolve the dns locally when using a socks5 proxy

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-users <>
Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:01:39 +0200 (CEST)

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019, Qiying Wang via curl-users wrote:

> It define's a boolean variable socks5_resolve_local, which is a flag to
> decide whether to resolve dns locally. Apparently when the proxy is a socks5
> proxy, it would be true.

Socks5 allows the name to be resolved locally or remotely. curl supports both

> As far as I'm concerned, it's better for curl to have this feature.

It already does. See --socks5-hostname or specify the proxy with --proxy

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Received on 2019-08-15