Subject: pkg/9371: ssh SOCKS support doesn't work
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/07/2000 23:12:35
>Number:         9371
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       ssh SOCKS support doesn't work
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    pkg-manager (NetBSD software packages system bug manager)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Feb  7 23:12:00 2000
>Originator:     Michael Eriksson
Ericsson Radio Systems AB
>Release:        -current as of about January 25, 2000 (doesn't matter)
System: NetBSD kafka 1.4Q NetBSD 1.4Q (KAFKA) #0: Mon Jan 24 21:51:08 CET 2000 eramore@kafka:/usr/src/sys/arch/i386/compile/KAFKA i386


Some of the patches for ssh change gethostbyname() into getnameinfo().
Unfortunately, SOCKS doesn't support getnameinfo(), and thus SOCKS
support in ssh doesn't work any more.


Build ssh with SOCKS support from pkgsrc, and try to use it with a
SOCKS proxy.


Not known.