Fwd: Re: The --use-tor option

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Tue Oct 20 13:33:02 CEST 2015

On Tue, 20 Oct 2015 11:32, twim at riseup.net said:

> Why not just use torsocks [1]? There are any cons that I'm missing?

Because it is hack for ELF based systems and does not work under
Windows.  Anyway it does not solve the real problem of leaking DNS.
Recall that we need more than just AAAA records.

Meanwhile I hacked ADNS and I am now able to send DNS queries to a
public server via TOR.  Works nice and would be sufficient for Dirmngr.
While doing that I realized that the TCP mode in ADNS has the problem
that it does a non-blocking connect but does not really handle



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