[tor-dev] onion v2 deprecation plan?

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 14:17:41 UTC 2018

> On 30 Apr 2018, at 23:55, David Goulet <dgoulet at torproject.org> wrote:
>> On 28 Apr (09:34:09), teor wrote:
>> On 28 Apr 2018, at 04:48, Damian Johnson <atagar at torproject.org> wrote:
>>>> OnionBalance requires STEM support for V3
>>> Hi Alec, would you mind clarifying what you need from Stem? As far as
>>> I'm aware Stem supports v3 onion service creation...
>>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/25124
>>> See the 'version 3' note at the end of...
>>> https://stem.torproject.org/api/control.html#stem.control.Controller.create_ephemeral_hidden_service
>>> I'm unaware of the ball being in my court on any v3 Onion Service
>>> stuff. If there's something I should have on my radar then please let
>>> me know!
>> OnionBalance requires Stem support for v3 HSFETCH
>> But Stem requires Tor support for v3 HSFETCH
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/25417
> Hmmmm I was told before the v3 control port work by Donnacha that for v3
> support, HSFETCH won't be ncessary...
> It is the main reason it hasn't been done that is for a lack of use case. The
> HSFETCH for v3 is much more tricky in terms of engineering and interface thus
> we decided to implement it on the "need it basis".
> If OnionBalance actually needs it for v3, then we should try to get that on
> the roadmap.

I didn't know there was any alternative to HSFETCH.

If OnionBalance can do without it, then we don't need it on the roadmap.


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