[tor-relays] [Software Announcement] FamilyGenerator: Tor MyFamily Generator
neel at neelc.org
Sun Jul 22 00:29:17 UTC 2018
Hi tor-relays mailing list,
I have created a tool called FamilyGenerator. FamilyGenerator is a tool
to automatically construct a Tor MyFamily line based on Onionoo
Why? If you run multiple relays, it can become hard to keep your
MyFamily line updated if you add or remove relays. FamilyGenerator makes
it easier (and automated if you use cron, or maybe without it in a
future version if it ever comes).
Does it integrate with Tor directly? As of now, no. If you want to
automatically load FamilyGenerator outputs to Tor, you can:
1. Make sure all your relays has something in common in the Nickname or
2. Use a shell script to generate the MyFamily line with
3. Use a cron job to reload Tor after FamilyGenerator runs
4. Include the output in a Include line in your torrc
Hopefully, a future version can avoid cron (that is, if it comes).
FamilyGenerator is available on GitHub at:
You can install it from PyPI with:
pip install FamilyGenerator
A FreeBSD port is underway. For Debian users, sorry, but there's no
Debian package in the pipeline as I don't use Debian.
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