[tor-dev] The Torouter and the DreamPlug

Andrew Lewman andrew at torproject.org
Tue Jun 7 20:28:41 UTC 2011

On Tue, 7 Jun 2011 21:08:48 +0100
"Runa A. Sandvik" <runa.sandvik at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Vidalia is not designed to control or configure a Tor process that
> > it did not start.
> I have tested this, and it works just fine. The question is; are we
> happy with something that works, even if it's being used in a way that
> it was not designed for?

Vidalia was designed to do this from the start, which is why it uses
tcp/ip instead of some ephermeral file descriptor locally.  The
connection between their vidalia and the tor process is in plaintext.
That should be the concern.

pgp 0x74ED336B

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