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Re: [PATCH] SOCKS4a support

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 22:42:15 +0100

On Jan 2, 2008 9:34 PM, Richard Atterer <> wrote:

> Yes - SOCKS 4a and DNS over SOCKS 5 have much the same functionality.
> Separate support for 4a might still be useful if the remote server only
> supports one of the two versions...

I agree with that and I just committed your patch (with my added docs
and some minor comments).

It made me think about the socks5-dns-resolve approach. Would it make
sense to call that SOCKS5A just to be consistent? I mean instead of
having that separate setopt option?
Received on 2008-01-04