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Re: socksified libc

And thus spake Christoph Martin, on Tue, Mar 10, 1998 at 06:05:04PM +0100:
> Hi all!
> What do you think of socksifying glibc, either doing it with standard
> libc6 or building a new package libc6-socks?
> With this we would have at one moment all networking applications
> socksified. It would not be necessary to socksify all these
> programms.
> This is the way the Windows people did it. They just change the
> TCP-Stack and all programms can use SOCKS.

This would probably be better done as an LD_PRELOAD-able library without
messing with the libc itself.

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