New Package Proposal

Gerrit P. Haase
Fri Dec 31 01:40:00 GMT 2004

DePriest, Jason R. wrote:

> I have a need to use SSH through a proxy server on occasion.
> I used to use a small widget program called 'connect.exe'.  That program
> isn't being actively maintained as near as I can tell.
> I also use Debian Linux on another system and it has a program called
> Corkscrew that does the same thing.  Mainly, it allows me to tunnel my
> SSH connection through our HTTP proxy server that requires
> authentication.

Isn't this the same thing that stunnel is doing?

> I downloaded the source for Corkscrew and it compiled OOTB on Cygwin.
> I'd like to see it available as an official package and, since it just
> works, I guess I am also volunteering to maintain it.

Anyway, if it is part of Debian it just needs to be reviewed.  Please
post download links.


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