[tor-dev] tor packet handling

Andreas Krey a.krey at gmx.de
Wed Nov 12 09:42:47 UTC 2014

On Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:07:38 +0000, Mohiuddin Ebna Kawsar wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to develop extension(intrusion detection) for tor. for that i have
> to extract TCP and IP header from packet.
> I need to know where and how tor handle packet(TCP/IP).

Nowhere. tor works with tcp connections provided by the OS's TCP stack.
It never handles naked TCP or IP packets itself.

Besides, what intrusion into where do you want to detect anyway?


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800

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