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Re: net/socks5 pending removal

On Thu, 17 Sep 2015 14:17:15 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> I agree that this looks non-useful.   Not 100% related to removing it or
> not, but is there support in pkgsrc for SOCKS5 in general?   It seems
> many programs (e.g. privoxy) have client support, sshd has server
> support for forwarding, and tor.   So really I am asking whether there
> is a need that this program (if it could be found and if it could be
> used) fills, or if it's also redundant.

Yes, net/dante replaces this software for all intents and purposes.

By the way; a kind user on IRC did provide a copy of the old distfile.
This is what the actual license says:

3.  You may not copy and distribute the Software nor any of its
    derivatives in whole or in part unless:
    a) the distribution is limited to your internal business;

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