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Re: [PATCH] SOCKS4a support

From: Richard Atterer <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2008 21:34:19 +0100

On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 11:38:59AM -0800, Dan Fandrich wrote:
> Is there any overlap between this patch and the DNS over Socks5 patch
> that was posted here on Dec. 26? It seems to me that they both are
> trying to accomplish pretty much the same thing.

Ooh, I completely missed that! :-o

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...

(FWIW, Maxim's patch applies without conflicts over my changes.)



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