Subject: Re: questions on package system
To: Andrew Gillham <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/14/2000 01:30:24
On Mon, 13 Mar 2000, Andrew Gillham wrote:

> I have a hacked version of socket that uses the following syntax:
> 	% socket -t <remote host> <your proxy> <your proxy port>
> This always connects to <remote host> port 443, which things like Squid
> consider to be "safe ports" for CONNECT support.
> This 'socket' is 5642 bytes gzipped, so I can send it to someone if they
> want it, otherwise I have my sources around somewhere.

	Sounds like a nice addition to the package system...? :)