Tor is out

Hideki Saito hidekis at
Mon May 16 05:42:44 UTC 2005

Mac version has missing quote in the /Library/StartupScript/Tor/Tor
The patch as follows:

<   echo "Syntax: tor {start|stop}
 >   echo "Syntax: tor {start|stop}"

On 2005/05/14, at 20:17, Roger Dingledine wrote:

> This is the sixth release candidate for the 0.1.0.x series. This is an
> actual release candidate--it's going to be the final release if there
> are no bugs--we promise. :) We fixed the last known major problems:
> we don't use threading on netbsd now, and the new libevent 1.1 detects
> and disables the broken kqueue that ships with OS X 10.4.0.
> Libevent 1.1 also has __significant__ performance improvements if  
> you're
> using poll or select. Try it, you'll like it.
> Please report any bugs, either in the installers or in Tor  
> operation, so
> we can get it perfect for an actual release: http:// 
>   o Bugfixes:
>     - Implement --disable-threads configure option. Disable threads on
>       netbsd by default, because it appears to have no reentrant  
> resolver
>       functions.
>     - Apple's OS X 10.4.0 ships with a broken kqueue. The new libevent
>       release (1.1) detects and disables kqueue if it's broken.
>     - Append default exit policy before checking for implicit internal
>       addresses. Now we don't log a bunch of complaints on startup
>       when using the default exit policy.
>     - Some people were putting "Address  " in their torrc, and they  
> had
>       a buggy resolver that resolved " " to Oops.
>     - If DataDir is ~/.tor, and that expands to /.tor, then default to
>       LOCALSTATEDIR/tor instead.
>     - Fix fragmented-message bug in
>     - Resolve a minor bug which would prevent unreachable dirports
>       from getting suppressed in the published descriptor.
>     - When the controller gave us a new descriptor, we weren't  
> resolving
>       it immediately, so Tor would think its address was until
>       we fetched a new directory.
>     - Fix an uppercase/lowercase case error in suppressing a bogus
>       libevent warning on some Linuxes.
>   o Features:
>     - Begin scrubbing sensitive strings from logs by default. Turn off
>       the config option SafeLogging if you need to do debugging.
>     - Switch to a new buffer management algorithm, which tries to  
> avoid
>       reallocing and copying quite as much. In first tests it looks  
> like
>       it uses *more* memory on average, but less cpu.
>     - First cut at support for "create-fast" cells. Clients can use
>       these when extending to their first hop, since the TLS already
>       provides forward secrecy and authentication. Not enabled on
>       clients yet.
>     - When dirservers refuse a router descriptor, we now log its
>       contactinfo, platform, and the poster's IP address.
>     - Call tor_free_all instead of connections_free_all after  
> forking, to
>       save memory on systems that need to fork.
>     - Whine at you if you're a server and you don't set your  
> contactinfo.
>     - Implement --verify-config command-line option to check if  
> your torrc
>       is valid without actually launching Tor.
>     - Rewrite address "serifos.exit" to "localhost.serifos.exit"
>       rather than just rejecting it.

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