[tor-dev] Problems on torrc.d-style configuration directories

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 27 02:42:42 UTC 2017

> On 27 Jun 2017, at 12:08, iry <iry at riseup.net> wrote:
> ...
> teor:
> > If you get this working, please submit a patch to the Debian bug
> > tracker.
> No problem! But please forgive my ignorance, could you please explain
> a little bit more to me that why I should report it to Debian BTS,
> instead of tpo? In other words, what is the relationship between
> packages.debian.org and deb.torproject.org?
> According to cypherpunks[0]:
> > The first released tor version with this feature is
> > As usual there will be alpha packages on deb.torproject.org
> >
> > If you want this feature _now_ you can use the nightly builds: ‚Äč
> > https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/tor-nightly-master-str
> etch
> However,
> >
> the highest tor version in Debian BTS right now is
> 3.0.8-1.[1], which means the feature has not been included into Debian?
> My current thought is deb.torproject.org is the upstream of
> packages.debian.org in terms of tor package. So a change made in
> deb.torproject.org will be adopted by packages.debian.org after a while.

My understanding is that:
* git.torproject.org is the upstream for a lot of different packagers,
* bugs in git.torproject.org are reported on trac.torproject.org
  (there is no debian packages component on the tor trac)

* for debian packages, deb.torproject.org is the upstream of
* bugs for debian packages are reported on the debian bug tracker

Debian was just in a distribution release freeze, so I'm not sure when
they will update their version. But I'm sure they would appreciate a
patch when they do upgrade.

> ...
> The Tor version I tested was:
> > Tor version (git-a73d0fe9a87df762+b433dff)


Tim Wilson-Brown (teor)

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