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

Tomáš Hnyk tomashnyk at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 20:23:58 UTC 2013

On Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:56:32 +0200, Peter Palfrader  
<weasel at torproject.org> wrote:

> 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?
> Cheers,
Well, no, I ran `locate /tor` and did not see any docs but only because I  
forgot to `updatedb` first. So sorry for the noise.

(even though running "tor" does not say it read the file in question.)

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