[tbb-bugs] #13047 [Tor Browser]: Updater should not send Kernel and GTK version

Tor Bug Tracker & Wiki blackhole at torproject.org
Wed Sep 3 13:24:54 UTC 2014

#13047: Updater should not send Kernel and GTK version
 Reporter:  gk           |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect       |         Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |      Milestone:
Component:  Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Keywords:               |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:               |         Points:
 Not sure how exactly the script works that detects the .mar file the user
 needs to download but I guess the user should not be in a need to send the
 Kernel and GTK version to get the correct one. Testing a bit my update URL
 looks something like

 I somehow doubt we have an own directory for every Kernel+GTK combination.
 Thus, what the updater should send in my opinion is something like


 You have then the update channel, the platform + architecture, the current
 version and the language. That should be enough for a successful update.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/13047>
Tor Bug Tracker & Wiki <https://trac.torproject.org/>
The Tor Project: anonymity online

More information about the tbb-bugs mailing list