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

nusenu nusenu-lists at riseup.net
Sat Jun 30 22:32:00 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.

your text does not really answer my question..


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