Re: socks (5) options

From: Ammar Lilamwala <>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 15:04:28 +0100

Its confirmed then, in order to make use of these SOCKS5 options, I
need to install a newer version of pycurl.
I will attempt to download and compile a new version of pycurl at a
later date and post the result here.

In the meantime, thank you very much for your help


On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Aug 2011, Ammar Lilamwala wrote:
>> Looks like both these options were added in the release 7.19.4 even though
>> I have libcurl 7.20.1, the pycurl version I am running is still 7.19.0
> Oh, you're right. I've just completely forgot about them. Your pycurl most
> likely don't know about them though.
>> The final proxytype you have mentioned CURLPROXY_SOCKS5_HOSTNAME is a
>> libcurl option. Do you know the equivalent pycurl command?
> pycurl is a very thin layer so I expect it to be named similarly. Read the
> code to find out?
>> I don't have PROXYTYPE_SOCKS5_HOSTNAME in my pycurl option set. Do you
>> reckon this could have to do with me requiring a new version of pycurl?
> Yes. And AFAIK, there is no newer around so you either have to get it from
> CVS, or if it isn't support there either, write up the missing support code.
>> The last windows binary for pycurl seems to be 7.19. Do you know if any
>> new releases are due anytime soon?
> Nope, I'm not involved in that process.
> I do however know that the question of new releases come up from time to
> time and I believe the pycurl community will appreciate helping hands to
> make a new release happen.
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Received on 2011-08-18