Re: Added native socks support to libc in FreeBSD 7

Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
Raffaele De Lorenzo <raffaele.delorenzo@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
The socks implementation wraps some syscall socket functions like
"_connect" and "_bind" trasparently from the applications. When one of
these is called, the "socks" check starts: [...]

You don't need to put this in libc; you can have wrappers in a separate
library which you load with LD_PRELOAD. The strong symbols in the
wrapper library will override the weak symbols in libc.

You can see in the port-tree my project "csocks" and

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