[tor-announce] Tor 0.2.8.11 is released
nickm at torproject.org
Thu Dec 8 15:57:28 UTC 2016
(If you are about to reply saying "please take me off this list",
instead please follow these instructions:
. You will have to enter the actual email address you used to subscribe.)
Hi, all! There is a new stable release of the Tor source code, with
fixes for a couple of portability issues. If these issues affect you,
you should upgrade; otherwise you can safely stay with 0.2.8.10.
You can download the source from the usual place on the website.
Remember to check the signatures! Packages should be up in a few
days. This version of Tor should appear in a stable TorBrowser
release around December 14.
Changes in version 0.2.8.11 - 2016-12-08
Tor 0.2.8.11 backports fixes for additional portability issues that
could prevent Tor from building correctly on OSX Sierra, or with
OpenSSL 1.1. Affected users should upgrade; others can safely stay
o Minor bugfixes (portability):
- Avoid compilation errors when building on OSX Sierra. Sierra began
to support the getentropy() and clock_gettime() APIs, but created
a few problems in doing so. Tor 0.2.9 has a more thorough set of
workarounds; in 0.2.8, we are just using the /dev/urandom and mach
monotonic time interfaces. Fixes bug 20865. Bugfix
o Minor bugfixes (portability, backport from 0.2.9.5-alpha):
- Fix compilation with OpenSSL 1.1 and less commonly-used CPU
architectures. Closes ticket 20588.
More information about the tor-announce