[tbb-bugs] #13651 [Tor Browser]: tor-control-port.js freezes browser

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Tue Nov 4 03:01:34 UTC 2014

#13651: tor-control-port.js freezes browser
 Reporter:  arthuredelstein  |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect           |         Status:  new
 Priority:  normal           |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser      |        Version:
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 It turns out that by switching the socket to a fully nonblocking
 outputstream, we can stop this freezing. Mozilla's nonblocking
 outputstreams require the use of asyncWait; otherwise they frequently
 throw NS_BASE_STREAM_WOULD_BLOCK. Fix attached. See also #8642.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/13651>
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