[tor-packagers] dead links on packages wiki page

Traumschule traumschuleriebau at riseup.net
Sun Aug 26 01:38:21 UTC 2018


On Sat, 25 Aug 2018 11:02:29 -0700
Damian Johnson <atagar at torproject.org> wrote:

> > For #27309 i was looking at [1] and found two linked sites
> > unreachable: macOS: https://brewformulas.org/Tor
> > NetBSD: https://pkgsrc.se/net/tor
> >
> > Hopefully this is only temporarily.
> >
> > [1] https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/packages  
> Thanks Traumschule! The brewformula search results [1] still link to
> those broken pages [2] so I think we can safely conclude they're
> having site issues right now.

Just tried again:
http://brewformulas.org/Nyx => looks like a rails default error page:
"We're sorry, but something went wrong.If you are the application owner
check the logs for more information."
http://brewformulas.org/ => shows search site

Searching for Tor i found the inactive http://brewformulas.org/Arm to
and on the next page: "Tor is a free software that prevents people from
learning your location or bro... Read more over 4 years ago"
but clicking on the link still gives an error.

I propose to give up on http://brewformulas.org and updated the wiki
to use https://formulae.brew.sh instead.

However i missed stem, Ooniprobe and txtorcon there, but found
https://formulae.brew.sh/formula/onioncat which is not listed at the
packages wiki yet, hence no official Tor project:

Is it worth to be listed?

> As for netbsd the link on the wiki is plaintext (http rather than
> https). Their site doesn't look to serve https, nor am I finding the
> link you're citing on the wiki. Pointers welcome if I'm missing
> something.

I was tricked by HTTPS Everywhere blocking all non-HTTPS traffic,
thatswhy I pasted the failing https link in the mail.

http://pkgsrc.se/wip/torsocks-git got a package in march, updating the

Have a nice day!

> Cheers! -Damian

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