[tor-relays] >30% of the Tor network runs outdated version: Consider enabling auto-updates

Sebastian Hahn mail at sebastianhahn.net
Sun Jan 14 11:29:07 UTC 2018

> On 14. Jan 2018, at 10:56, Ralph Seichter <m16+tor at monksofcool.net> wrote:
> On 12.01.2018 17:05, nusenu wrote:
>> The motivation for this is that there are a lot of relays (>3000)
>> running outdated tor releases.
> This reminds me that I wanted to ask about package updates:
> I compile Tor from the source code on my Gentoo based relays, so after
> the announcement of stable release those relays were updated on
> the same day, just like earlier releases. However, some of my relays use
> Debian 8 "Jessie" with a limited package set (i.e. no compiler), and
> apt-get is not yet listing the new Tor release. Would it be possible for
> package maintainers to announce update availability via the tor-announce
> mailing list?

Use something like cron-apt to get notifications of newly available
updates (or install them automatically).


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