[tor-dev] txtorcon 0.15.1

David Stainton dstainton415 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 09:33:22 UTC 2016

oh no! does that mean txtorcon will eventually be removed from debian?

On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 9:28 AM, Iain R. Learmonth <irl at torproject.org> wrote:
> 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. (:
> Thanks,
> Iain.
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