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Re: net/socks5 pending removal

Tobias Nygren <> writes:

> 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:
> ---8<---
> 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;
> ---8<---

Thanks for the explanation.   I agree with deleting it.

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