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Re: dns via socks5 failed?

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 17:26:15 -0800

On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 01:50:03AM +0100, Richard Atterer wrote:
> plus a --socks-hostname/SOCKS_HOSTNAME option, applicable to both v4 and v5
> IMHO, for compatibility reasons the meaning of CURLPROXY_SOCKS5 should not
> change. By the way, the following page says that SOCKS 5 "usually uses IP
> addresses in practice":

This would be my preference. And it might be worthwhile calling it
--proxy-hostname (or --proxy-resolve), making it usable for HTTP proxies
as well--I recall that issue coming up before (long before) on this list.

>>> Dan

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