Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 52534
WGet cannot work with socks5-v1.0r11
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
WGet cannot penetrate to the outside world through a socks firewall if
socks5-v1.0r11 libraries are installed.
socks5-v1.0r11 changed the names of its library routines. I posted a fix-
patch to email@example.com and to firstname.lastname@example.org
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. set up wget
2. type wget www.redhat.com
Actual Results: no path to host
Expected Results: subdirectory named www.redhat.com that contains the
Created attachment 29397 [details]
Socksv5 fix for wget
Created attachment 29398 [details]
Pgp Signature for the patch
We don't include socks support at all, do we?
The apatch should be submitted to the wget maintainers.
I'll add this after the next release in order to make recompile simpler for
those desiring it.