[tor-dev] man: "IPv6 addresses should be wrapped in square brackets"

grarpamp grarpamp at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 22:29:14 UTC 2018

On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 5:22 PM, nusenu <nusenu-lists at riseup.net> wrote:
> tor's man page for OutboundBindAddress* options say:
>> IPv6 addresses should be wrapped in square brackets
> since it does not throw an error without square brackets:
> does it make any difference?
> Previously I forgot the square brackets when generating torrc
> files with relayor and I would like to document the impact
> of my bug (if there is any).

I posting somewhere about normalizing IPv6 address format,
it might have listed the RFC, for which the man page and code was
probably inconsistant. Similar to how fingerprints are a mess.

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