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Re: Feature freeze for 7.18.0

From: Richard Atterer <richard_at_2008.atterer.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 01:12:33 +0100

On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 11:53:55PM +0100, Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, Dan Fandrich wrote:
>>> " --socks5-hostname <host[:port]> SOCKS5 proxy, pass name instead of IP",
>>
>> That's a good point--that description looks like it might apply to the
>> host argument. Your proposed is a bit long as it doesn't fit on a single
>> 80 character line. What about:
>>
>> --socks5-hostname <host[:port]> SOCKS5 proxy, resolve addresses remotely
>
> This certainly works for me!

Well, except that e.g. with tor, it doesn't resolve at all, neither locally
nor remotely... not that I have an equally short, better alternative
ready... ;-/

  Richard

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Received on 2008-01-16