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Re: Polipo web proxy

Roger Dingledine:

> Known issues when using Polipo with Tor:

> 1) In the config.sample, it suggests
> socksParentProxy = "localhost:9050"
> You should either change this to, or enable the
> dnsUseGethostbyname config option -- otherwise polipo asks your name
> servers where "localhost" is, with possibly disastrous implications.

This should no longer be necessary -- I've made the async resolver
hard-wire ``localhost'' and ``localhost.'' to

> 6) Polipo writes your hostname in every request. Either define proxyName
> to something else, or set DisableVia = true in your config file.

disableVia is now the default.