Tsocks and DNS

Ringo Kamens 2600denver at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 22:19:25 UTC 2008

Thanks for the response. It sounds like torify and tsocks may not be the
best solution. Are there any other good *nix applications/workarounds that
people have been using?
Comrade Ringo Kamens

On Jan 2, 2008 4:52 PM, Nick Mathewson <nickm at freehaven.net> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 02, 2008 at 04:41:32PM -0500, Nick Mathewson wrote:
>  [...]
> > They don't say what license their code is distributed under.
> I spoke too soon.  tsocks is under GPLv2, and they distribute a
> patched tsocks with the license in place.
> Honestly, I don't want to make it sound like there's anything wrong
> with this code; DNS APIs a royal pain in the neck to implement, and
> DNS logic is a pit of nasty exception cases and things you were
> assumed to know.
> --
> Nick
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