[Bitcoin-development] Anyone still using SOCKS4?

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 06:47:22 UTC 2014


On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 8:34 AM, Odinn Cyberguerrilla
<odinn.cyberguerrilla at riseup.net> wrote:
> Wait, I thought SOCKS4 was supposed to help somehow in terms of prevention
> of leaking of information?

SOCKS4a (unlike SOCKS4) supports doing DNS lookups on the server, but
it is not supported by bitcoin core. So it is not part of this
discussion.

And SOCKS5 can do all of that just as well. But if you feel like
contributing SOCKS4a support that's fine with me.

Wladimir




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