[tor-dev] txtorcon 0.15.1

Iain R. Learmonth irl at torproject.org
Mon Aug 15 09:28:59 UTC 2016

On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 10:21:41PM +0400, meejah wrote:
> "Iain R. Learmonth" <irl at torproject.org> writes:
> > Will get this packaged over the weekend. (:
> Sweet :)

Got distracted over the weekend but starting on this now.

> > For those interested, I am also packaging txtorcon for jessie-backports and
> > for Ubuntu suites on deb.tpo, as this is a dependency of ooniprobe.
> FWIW, I have seen a few warnings recently about txtorcon being removed
> from testing because tor will be. But, I'm not sure that tor should be a
> *dependency* of txtorcon (just recommended). Obviously, it's not going
> to be super useful without a Tor to talk to ;) but you might have built
> tor yourself from source etc. (or even have it running on a different
> machine).

Everything in the Debian archive should be able to run with only things
installed from the Debian archive. Debian policy requires that Tor be a
dependency of txtorcon as without Tor, it's pretty useless.

The warnings do seem to have gone away now, so I guess Tor is fixed. (:


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