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

Peter Palfrader weasel at torproject.org
Thu Apr 4 20:28:44 UTC 2013

On Thu, 04 Apr 2013, Tomáš Hnyk wrote:

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

Running "tor" doesn't.

The service-defaults-torrc file is only loaded if you start the service
via the init script.

However, all tors, unless told otherwise, will read /etc/tor/torrc.
I think it's a bug but when I last discussed this with upstream they
didn't seem very interested in the issue.
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