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Re: Using libCurl over SSH Tunnel

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 09:43:09 +0200 (CEST)

On Thu, 15 Apr 2010, Jérôme Patey wrote:

> OK, I have tried to compile OpenSSH as a library... and thing is: it can't
> be done. Too many assumptions that we can kill the process and stuff.

I tried and gave up that idea years ago... That's why we work so much within
the libssh2 project instead! But I didn't suggest you'd be able to use it as a
library, I said you would invoke the 'ssh' command line tool.

> Do you know any other ssh library able to act as a SOCKS proxy ?

I don't know of _any_ ssh library able to act as a SOCKS proxy. It really
isn't the job of a SSH library either if you ask me...


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