[tor-dev] Not enabling IPv6 on check.torproject.org?

Linus Nordberg linus at torproject.org
Thu Aug 18 10:14:57 UTC 2016

Frederic Jacobs <lists at fredericjacobs.com> wrote
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:17:28 -0700:

> That’s a scary warning to get in Tor browser. Any reason
> chiwui.torproject.org <http://chiwui.torproject.org/> has an IPv6
> address? Can it be disabled to avoid having people (unnecessarily)
> freaking out over this warning?
> Thoughts?

I think this should be fixed by making the data that check.tpo is using
more reliable rather than getting rid of a way of reaching the check

Here's a ticket where this is being discussed: https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19843

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