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Re: [Fwd: Socks support in CVS]

From: Nicolas Catania
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Socks support in CVS]
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2003 13:28:40 -0700


The problem is that sockcaps is not free:




Larry Jones writes:
 > Derek Robert Price writes:
 > > 
 > >   Anyone else have an opinion on or want to handle this?  I haven't 
 > > dealt with SOCKS in 6 years and my knowledge was pretty peripheral back 
 > > then.
 > It was considered and rejected years ago, just about the time I became a
 > developer.  I had added SOCKS 4/5 detection to configure and
 > corresponding code to CVS.  Jim Kingdon talked me out of committing it
 > since there were existing tools (runsocks and SocksCap) that allowed
 > unmodified clients to run through a SOCKS server.  See the Networking
 > and Security info page (in fact, my original SOCKS 4 patch is still
 > there): <http://www.cvshome.org/docs/infonetsecurity.html>.
 > -Larry Jones
 > Oh yeah?  You just wait! -- Calvin

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