[Bitcoin-development] Anyone still using SOCKS4?

Odinn Cyberguerrilla odinn.cyberguerrilla at riseup.net
Mon Jul 7 06:54:23 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
>

OK, thanks Wladimir.





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