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Re: libcurl and socks5

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2003 07:33:21 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 10 Jan 2003, Andy Cedilnik wrote:

> I was trying to use libcurl with socks5 and am having slight problem. The
> socks server is responding everytime the following HTML:


> Is there a trick to tell libcurl that the server is socks and not regular
> ftp proxy?

If you would tell us a) how you attempted to use it and b) what libcurl
version you're using, it might give us a better chance to offer you a fitting

To use a socks proxy, use CURLOPT_PROXYTYPE as documented.

Also, libcurl has no particular support for "ftp proxy".

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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