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Re: SMTP with SOCKS proxy?


From: Alan Schmitt
Subject: Re: SMTP with SOCKS proxy?
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:38:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (darwin)

On 2014-07-30 03:51, Leon Baum <address@hidden> writes:

> I use the mu4e mail reader with the native emacs SMTP library.  I would
> like to configure SMTP to use a SOCKS proxy so that I can send my email
> with tor.  I don't see any configuration options in the documentation.  Is
> this not possible?

I'm also very interested in this. I tried several approaches to have
emacs network connexion use a SOCKS proxy, and both failed.

What I tried:

1. From within emacs

#+begin_src emacs-lisp
 (setq socks-override-functions 1)
 (setq socks-noproxy '("localhost"))
 (require 'socks)
#+end_src

(source: http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ErcProxy)

Trying to open a server using erc-tls then failed, because of an extra
argument ":tls" in the open-network function call.

2. From outside emacs

I started emacs with torsocks. Unfortunately launching gnus failed
because I was not able to decrypt authinfo.gpg.

I would prefer a solution from inside emacs (solution 1) but I don't
know if it's possible.

Best,

Alan

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