Patch for Socks5 support for dynamic portforwaring?

Damien Miller djm at
Thu Jun 26 08:59:07 EST 2003

On Wed, 25 Jun 2003, Bob Proulx wrote:

> Markus Friedl wrote:
> > oldsleepi wrote:
> > > has anybody seen a patch that provides socks version 5 support for
> > > the dynamic portforwarding feature?
> > why?  we removed that feature:
> I am sure I am missing something in this thread.  Perhaps someone can
> educate me?  What is deficient about using system call redirection to
> support socks?  (e.g. Dante 'socksify ssh'.)  Or baring that using the
> ProxyCommand for socks?  I thought the whole argument for ProxyCommand
> was that it moved the need for hacks like socks out of ssh and made it
> a modular plugin of whatever version of socks or other was needed.

This is not socks proxying, grep for DynamicForward in "man ssh_config"


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