[Users] Using RSS and NNTP through TOR

Andrej Kacian ticho at claws-mail.org
Sat Sep 22 16:10:00 CEST 2018

On Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:57:16 +0300
Removed GDPR wrote:

> ** (claws-mail:10267): WARNING **: socks5_connect: SOCKS5 response
> read failed

This looks like the proxy server does not work correctly - according to
the SOCKS5 protocol[1], the initial response should be two bytes, and if
it is anything else, Claws Mail will not like it[2].

> Suddenly here CM asked me for password although I have
> always had it set in the account preferences. Then
> when I went to check that account - I noticed that for
> some reason the account was duplicated. I removed the
> second copy, then tried again to check mail. Again: CM
> asked for password. I opened again the account
> settings, set the password, saved the changes. Once
> again: CM asked for password. I exited CM but after
> that could not start it. Only deleting the associated
> directory in /tmp helped me start CM again. But even
> after that - the password was not there. After a few
> attempts CM finally memorized it.

That looks like a bug, although I can't seem to reproduce it.

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SOCKS5#SOCKS5
2. https://git.claws-mail.org/?p=claws.git;a=blob;f=src/common/proxy.c;hb=HEAD#l187


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