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Re: SOCKS on Win32 - a work-around

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 12:54:33 +0100 (CET)

On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Shmulik Regev wrote:

> Following the problems I described in an earlier post
> ( I enclose an ugly
> work-around to the problem of SOCKS usage on Win32. This is by no means a
> true fix of the problem but it has been working for me.

Thanks for sharing the info with us, but as you say it is a hideous "fix" that
I won't add to the source withour further investigations or persuading.

The question is in what weird state the socket is here and why it helps to
sleep a very short while, and what the *correct* fix would be.

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