[or-cvs] synchronize to the version i"ve been giving people to test
arma at seul.org
Thu Sep 19 20:13:40 UTC 2002
Update of /home/or/cvsroot
In directory moria.seul.org:/home/arma/work/onion/cvs
synchronize to the version i've been giving people to test
RCS file: /home/or/cvsroot/README,v
retrieving revision 1.7
retrieving revision 1.8
diff -u -d -r1.7 -r1.8
--- README 9 Sep 2002 04:10:52 -0000 1.7
+++ README 19 Sep 2002 20:13:06 -0000 1.8
@@ -1,9 +1,10 @@
- You're going to need openssl (0.9.6 will work fine, possibly 0.9.5 also)
- and popt installed. If you're on Linux, everything will probably work
- fine. If you're not, you're on your own (but let us know how it goes).
+ You're going to need openssl (0.9.5 or later) and popt (1.6 or later).
+ If you're on Linux, everything will probably work fine. OS X and BSD
+ (but see below under troubleshooting) now work too. Let us know if
+ you get it working elsewhere.
If you got the source from cvs:
@@ -21,7 +22,7 @@
If you couldn't find popt (eg you're on BSD), try
CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/local/include" LDFLAGS="-L/usr/local/lib" \
- rather than simply ./configure.
+ rather than simply ./configure. And install popt if you don't have it.
Check out the list archives at http://archives.seul.org/or/dev/ and see
if somebody else has reported your problem. If not, please subscribe
@@ -31,16 +32,17 @@
Once you've got it compiled:
It's a bit hard to figure out what to do with the binaries. If you
- want to just run a local onion proxy, go into src/config and look at
- the oprc file. You can run an onion proxy by "../or/or -f oprc". In
- another window, run something like "../httpap/httpap -f httpaprc -p
- 9051". See below for how to use it.
+ want to run a local onion proxy (that is, you're a user, not a node
+ operator), go into src/config and look at the oprc file. You can run an
+ onion proxy by "../or/or -f oprc". In another window, run something like
+ "../httpap/httpap -f httpaprc2 -p 9051". See below for how to use it.
- If you want to set up your own test network, go into src/config/ and
- look at the routers.or file. Also in that directory are public and
- private keys for various nodes (*-public, *-private) and configuration
- files for the nodes (*-orrc). You can generate your own keypairs with
- the orkeygen program, or use the provided ones for testing.
+ If you want to set up your own test network (that is, act like you're
+ a full set of node operators), go into src/config/ and look at the
+ routers.or file. Also in that directory are public and private keys for
+ various nodes (*-public, *-private) and configuration files for the
+ nodes (*-orrc). You can generate your own keypairs with the orkeygen
+ program, or use the provided ones for testing.
Once you've got your config files ready, you're ready to start up your
network. I recommend using a screen session (man screen), or some
@@ -61,6 +63,9 @@
Then you can do things like "wget seul.org" and watch as it downloads
from the onion routing network.
+ (You can set your Mozilla/etc to use localhost:9051 as a proxy, and it
+ will work -- but it will work even better if you tell your Mozilla to
+ speak only HTTP 1.0 (the http proxy we include doesn't do 1.1 yet.))
For fun, you can wget a very large file (a megabyte or more), and
then ^z the wget a little bit in. The onion routers will continue
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