[tor-dev] Help hacking Mumble

Matt matt at pagan.io
Thu Feb 6 18:06:23 UTC 2014

On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:01:18 +0000
Matt <matt at pagan.io> wrote:

Here is one of the Mumble developers' take on the issue:

> I don't know where @zanethomas's post went, but I just want to clarify
> what needs to be done here, and what's wrong.
> By default, Qt's proxy support can route hostname resolution through
> the proxy if a hostname is used when creating the socket.
> However, in Mumble, we use QHostAddress to resolve addresses ahead of
> time in a lot of places (for example, the server list), which causes
> the DNS requests to not go through the proxy.
> We need some kind of abstraction on top of QHostAddress that allows us
> to route the hostname lookups via the user's selected proxy. That, or
> we need to upstream a Qt patch that allows QHostAddress to resolve
> through the application's QNetworkProxy.
> ...Something along those lines.

Source: https://github.com/mumble-voip/mumble/issues/1033

More information about the tor-dev mailing list