Tsocks on the mac

At work, we use socks proxies a lot.  I’m hoping to run some unix-y apps on the mac, “soxified” (where the app does not know it is being sent via socks).   Tonight I installed tsocks using the macports collection. This was my final working config (after beating my head on DNS being broken over and over):

 local = 127.0.0.1/255.255.255.255  local = 192.168.1.0/255.255.255.0  server = 127.0.0.1  server_port = 1080  server_type = 5  tordns_enable = 0

tordns_enable had a crappy default; once I found and set it 0, things started to work over my socks tunnel on 127.0.0.1:1080.   I can now run “tsocks alpine” to run my mail client, for example.

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