[tbb-bugs] #30284 [Applications/Tor Browser]: start fails with "Control port file not created"

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#30284: start fails with "Control port file not created"
 Reporter:  belm0   |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect  |         Status:  new
 Priority:  High    |      Component:  Applications/Tor Browser
  Version:          |       Severity:  Normal
 Keywords:          |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:          |         Points:
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 Start log observed on Android 4.4.4, Tor Browser 60.6.1, 100% failure

 - Set background service to FOREGROUND
 - updating settings in Tor service
 - updating torrc custom configuration...
 - success.
 - checking binary version:
 - Orbot is starting…
 - Tor control port file not created
 - Unable to start Tor: java.io.IOException: Control port file not created:
 len = 0

 I've seen two mentions of this by Google search, but couldn't find an
 existing ticket.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/30284>
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