[rc5] win32gui client not using pproxy consistently

Mike Silbersack silby at execpc.com
Fri Nov 7 13:17:55 EST 1997

> The win32gui client I am running (it should be the latest) doesn't seem
> be using my pproxy consistently.  In the config I told it to use my
> (running on a x86 linux box).  It seems to be using the pproxy about half
> the time.  There should be no network problems reaching the pproxy and
> there is no mention of network problems in the log files.  The client is
> still crunching keys, but it is screwing up my stats from the pproxy
> all the blocks I crack aren't mentioned there.
> Any ideas?
> -Randy

Simple.  Have your proxy listen on another port (say, 2065), then set the
client to connect to port 2065; when the client trys to go to a main
keyserver, it will fail, and once again connect to your proxy.  I use this
method, and it works well.

Mike "Silby" Silbersack
silby at execpc.com

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