[tbb-bugs] #19854 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Fix URLs in the downloads.json file

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#19854: Fix URLs in the downloads.json file
 Reporter:  boklm                     |          Owner:  boklm
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:  fixed
 Keywords:  TorBrowserTeam201608R     |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by boklm):

 Replying to [comment:9 yawning]:
 > Will the move back happen in the upcoming release?  Or rather, assuming
 I am writing code now, that uses the `downloads.json` file and the auto-
 update related xml files, and that I will likely publish it after the next
 release happens, can I rip out the support for handling different
 hostnames now?

 I opened ticket #20219 to ask sysadmins to update the redirects. I think
 the URL you should use is
 which will redirect to dist.tpo (when #20219 is done). When we have
 pinning for aus1.tpo we will update the redirects to point there instead
 of dist.tpo, so keeping support for handling different hostnames can be

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19854#comment:10>
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