[tor-bugs] #9224 [TorBrowserButton]: TorButton about:tor fails when using additional socks listeners

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#9224: TorButton about:tor fails when using additional socks listeners
 Reporter:  proper            |          Owner:  mikeperry
     Type:  defect            |         Status:  new      
 Priority:  major             |      Milestone:           
Component:  TorBrowserButton  |        Version:           
 Keywords:                    |         Parent:           
   Points:                    |   Actualpoints:           
 How to reproduce:

 1. Get tor-browser-linux32-3.0-alpha-2_en-US.tar.xz (on Debian Wheezy).

 2. The following ~/tor-browser_en-US/Data/Tor/torrc was used to produce
 this bug.

 # This file was generated by Tor; if you edit it, comments will not be
 # The old torrc file was renamed to torrc.orig.1 or similar, and Tor will
 ignore it

 AvoidDiskWrites 1
 ControlPort 9151
 CookieAuthentication 1
 DataDirectory /home/user/tor-browser_en-US/Data/Tor
 DirReqStatistics 0
 GeoIPFile ./Data/Tor/geoip
 Log notice stdout

 3. Change in torrc above to your local LAN IP address.

 4. Start start-tor-browser.


 about:tor will say
 Something Went Wrong!
 Tor is not working in this browser.

 Expected result:

 about:tor says, everything is fine.


 I think the problem is in torbutton.js, function

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/9224>
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