[tbb-bugs] #29670 [Core Tor/Tor]: Could not create SOCKS args string

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#29670: Could not create SOCKS args string
 Reporter:  cypherpunks   |          Owner:  brade
     Type:  defect        |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium        |      Milestone:
Component:  Core Tor/Tor  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal        |     Resolution:
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Changes (by mcs):

 * status:  needs_information => new
 * component:  Applications/Tor Launcher => Core Tor/Tor


 Thanks for providing the debug log. Reclassifying as Core Tor/Tor so a
 network team member can take a look. This is my understanding of steps to
 # Download Tor Browser 8.0.8 for Linux (64 bit).
 # During initial setup, configure a Socks5 proxy (see comment:7 for a copy
 of the torrc).

 The mystery is what causes the `Could not create SOCKS args string` error
 (and why does it happen for this installation but not for all

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/29670#comment:11>
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