[tor-relays] OpenBSD: tor rc script: don't kill unrelated tor instances (patch)

teor teor2345 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 14:16:37 UTC 2015

> Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:09:07 +0200
> From: Fabian Keil <freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de>
> nusenu <nusenu at openmailbox.org> wrote:
>>>>>> Did you test with custom flags like "--+Log ${tor_loglevel} file
>>> ${tor_logfile}"?
>> This should read "--Log" no?
> While I prefer using neither "--Log" nor "--+Log", the latter
> is valid syntax and used in the real world:
> https://svnweb.freebsd.org/ports/head/security/tor-devel/files/tor.in?view=markup#l41
>>> - From tor's man page:
>>> Other options can be specified on the command-line in the format
>>> "--option value", in the format "option value", or in a
>>> configuration file.
> Looks like the man page is incomplete.


>        By default, an option on the command line overrides an option found in
>        the configuration file, and an option in a configuration file overrides
>        one in the defaults file.
>        This rule is simple for options that take a single value, but it can
>        become complicated for options that are allowed to occur more than
>        once: if you specify four SOCKSPorts in your configuration file, and
>        one more SOCKSPort on the command line, the option on the command line
>        will replace all of the SOCKSPorts in the configuration file. If this
>        isn't what you want, prefix the option name with a plus sign, and it
>        will be appended to the previous set of options instead.
>        Alternatively, you might want to remove every instance of an option in
>        the configuration file, and not replace it at all: you might want to
>        say on the command line that you want no SOCKSPorts at all. To do that,
>        prefix the option name with a forward slash.


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