[ANNOUNCEMENT] Update: connect-proxy 1.104-1

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 10:26:00 GMT 2015

Version 1.104-1  of package


is available in the Cygwin distribution:

Updated to latest upstream version.

First 64 bit cygwin release.
For similarity to Fedora, the binary is named
only connect-proxy.
New maintainer

connect-proxy is the simple relaying command to make network
connection via SOCKS and https proxy. It is mainly intended
to be used as proxy command of OpenSSH. You can make SSH
session beyond the firewall with this command.
Features of connect-proxy are:
* Supports SOCKS (version 4/4a/5) and https CONNECT method.
* Supports NO-AUTH and USERPASS authentication of SOCKS
* Partially supports telnet proxy (experimental).
* You can input password from tty, ssh-askpass or environment variable.
* Simple and general program independent from OpenSSH.
* You can also relay local socket stream instead of standard I/O.


Marco Atzeri

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