[tor-dev] permission denied when running snowflake-client with debian-tor user

David Fifield david at bamsoftware.com
Mon Jun 11 19:59:17 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 07:30:31PM +0000, Yawning Angel wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:24:19 -0400
> Arlo Breault <arlo at torproject.org> wrote: 
> > When you launch the client binary without providing a broker url
> > it tries to create a named pipe (mkfifo) to do signalling.
> > 
> > https://gitweb.torproject.org/pluggable-transports/snowflake.git/tree/client/rendezvous.go#n161
> The PT spec explicitly forbids this behavior, to avoid this problem.

It's just a vestige of some early debugging code, don't worry about it.
Before we had the broker and everything, you had to manually copy and
paste rendezvous messages.

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