openSSH 5.8p2 BindPort patch

Darren Tucker dtucker at
Tue Jul 19 21:41:46 EST 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 8:42 PM, Rory McNamara
< at> wrote:
> Surely that would be slower, becuase the data has to pass through a
> pipe to get to nc?

possibly, although it's more likely that it'll be IO bound on the
network.  Try it.

> and also, in my specific use case, i need to use
> ProxyCommand for corkscrew to pass through a proxy with ntlm auth.

In that case, how do you do use the bindport at all?  Using a
proxycommand doesn't allocate a tcp socket.

> P.S I'm new to mailing lists, do i click 'Reply', or 'Reply to all'?

Depends.  I always "reply all" unless the poster has set a reply-to field.

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