Proposal: New PROTOCOLINFO command for controllers

coderman coderman at
Wed Aug 15 04:11:45 UTC 2007

On 8/14/07, Cat Okita <cat at> wrote:
> ...
> > What happens if the second command is _not_ authenticate or quit?  I'd
> > suggest, "Tor closes the connection."
> What happens if there never is a second command?...
> could be "interesting".

Tor waits patiently... very patiently.  not too interesting, although
this behavior could be used to consume socket descriptors.  a timeout
(minutes?) might be useful.

best regards,

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