[tor-dev] default value of CookieAuthentication is wrong inthe documentation

Peter Palfrader weasel at torproject.org
Thu Apr 4 19:56:32 UTC 2013

On Thu, 04 Apr 2013, Tomáš Hnyk wrote:

> Thanks for that. I hope he might. I would understand if there were a
> line in my torrc stating saying "CookieAuthentication 1". But I
> tried and I cannot find any text config file on my system that would
> specify that this is the default, co I deduce it must have been
> included in compile time, which - to me - is very confusing. But
> maybe that is the debian way.

Have you looked at and read the things in /usr/share/doc/tor?
Have you looked at the command line of the tor process?
Have you looked at the init script?

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