[tor-dev] torsocks release pending: towards a release candidate
jacob at appelbaum.net
Sun Jan 27 16:37:55 UTC 2013
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 04:16:30AM +0000, Jacob Appelbaum wrote:
>> Nick and I have been working on a torsocks release. At this point, I
>> think we're at the point where we want to declare a release candidate
>> which if it has no blockers, we'll likely call it a release. I think
>> we'll call it version 1.3 as that seems to have been the intended version.
>> Here is the git repo for all pending changes:
>> I'll likely merge this pending-changes branch into master in the next
>> day or three.
>> I've gone through all of the torsocks bugs on the Google code site and
>> closed them out. The few that were sorta valid I've decided to close as
>> unsupported as they were either 0) working for some or 1) totally
>> obscure use cases that we never explicitly wanted to support.
>> I think this also includes all of the pending Debian fixes and thus
>> Debian can use our mainline release without patches after the next release.
>> If anyone is horrified, wants to suggest other patches for inclusion, or
>> has anything else to say (related to Torsocks) please speak up!
> Does the new version of torsocks speak the optimistic data version of
> SOCKS that Tor now supports (start sending the data *before* you get
> back the "connection established" message from the OP)?
This version of Torsocks is the initial bug clean up that will lead us
into fixing larger issues such as that one. We think this is a good idea
as a few of those bugs are quite a lot of work and there were many
outstanding patches scattered around the internet which we have now
All the best,
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