"Request to connect to myself! "

Stefan s4006147 at inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Feb 16 08:04:48 UTC 2005


it looks like it could a jap-tor-client problem. i've checked the part were
we calculate order of the or's. i'll rewrite this section of our code to fix 
the bug and make it more understandable :-)


Am Mittwoch, 16. Februar 2005 02:26 schrieb Nick Mathewson:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 10:05:41AM +0100, SK wrote:
> > Got this in the log last night:
> >
> > Feb 11 01:59:39.684 [warn] connection_or_connect(): Bug: Request to
> > connect to myself! Failing.
> > Feb 11 01:59:39.684 [warn] circuit_receive_relay_cell():
> > connection_edge_process_relay_cell (away from origin) failed.
> >
> > Not sure if it is some bug that has to be taken care of.
> This is a bug, but not in your server.  Some client, someplace, is
> building circuits incorrectly.  When a Tor client chooses paths, it is
> supposed to make sure that the same server never appears next to
> itself in the circuit.  Either a very old client, or one we didn't
> build, is messing up.
> Stefan -- Is it possible that this could be a bug in the JAP tor client?
> Many thanks,

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