[tor-dev] prop224: What should we do with torrc options?
yawning at schwanenlied.me
Thu Nov 24 00:22:45 UTC 2016
On Thu, 24 Nov 2016 11:13:06 +1100
teor <teor2345 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 24 Nov. 2016, at 11:04, Yawning Angel <yawning at schwanenlied.me>
> > wrote:
> > On Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:43:15 +0200
> > s7r <s7r at sky-ip.org> wrote:
> >> I agree that this would be "the technical way" to do it, but real
> >> world usability kind of prevents us to do it this way. The spec for
> >> ADD_ONION indeed does not say that v2 hidden services will be
> >> supported forever and it clearly SHOULD NOT, but it also doesn't
> >> make much sense to abolish it at the first Tor release supporting
> >> v3 services (because if we make ADD_ONION == v3 (best) this is
> >> what we are doing).
> > Even I don't think `BEST` should be changed to Ed25519 immediately,
> > especially when the code is being stabilized.
> So I think we should have an option:
> OnionServiceCreateV3 0|1
> Create V3 onion services by default when using HiddenServiceDir and
> ADD_ONION BEST.
> Which defaults to 0 for at least the first release containing the new
> code, and then defaults to 1 for at least one release, and then
> is deprecated.
This seems like a sensible plan to me.
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