[tor-dev] Design for an exit relay scanner: feedback appreciated

Philipp Winter identity.function at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 10:00:22 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 12:50:32PM +0400, meejah wrote:
>> I have been working on adding a "Tor Network Test Template" to
>> ooni-probe; the basic concept is to extend the Tor controller
>> library we use (txtorcon) to be able to build and attach circuits to
>> specific streams, and iterate over the exits in the consensus.
> I have an old branch called exit_scanner in txtorcon's repository that
> was/is a fairly bare-bones scanner. It used a single Tor slave. It's a
> bit old by now and should probably at least be re-based to master, but
> if any of it looks promising, it might be a starting point.
>    https://github.com/meejah/txtorcon/compare/exit_scanner

Thanks for the hint; I will have a look.  In fact, I already have the code.  If
I could come up with a good name for it, I would even publish it ;)


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