Near-candidate for Mac OS X package

Thomas Hardly hardmac at
Sat Jan 22 01:20:19 UTC 2005


The restart is actually required by the privoxy package. Just the
baseTor install does not require a restart.

If you want way around this you could force quite the installer when
it is complete and wants you to restart and then start services by
hand. Or better yet buld it all from source and then start from the


On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 12:21:19 +0100, Ralf-Philipp Weinmann
<ralf at> wrote:
> On Jan 4, 2005, at 6:52 AM, Nick Mathewson wrote:
> > There's a new version at the addresses above.  The main changes are:
> >  - It puts things in /Library/Tor, not /usr/local/ .
> >  - It doesn't force a click-through of the Tor license, since neither
> >    Tor's license (nor Privoxy's) imposes restrictions on end-users;
> > only
> >    on distributors.
> >
> > If you have been running a server using the old packages, and keeping
> > tor data in /usr/local/var/lib/tor, you should move that directory to
> > /Library/Tor/var/lib/tor .
> >
> > If there are no major bugs in this version, I will use this setup for
> > the official binaries for, including any improved
> > documentation people send me.
> Hi Nick,
> is there any reason why the installer prompts me to reboot my box after
> the installation? Is this really necessary. In my opinion this is very
> bad practice for a Mac installer and should be avoided at all costs
> lest it is *ABSOLUTELY* necessary.
> Cheers,
> Ralf

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