What to do at IP number change?

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Thu Jan 10 04:44:43 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 07:31:02PM -0800, F. Fox wrote:
> Roger Dingledine wrote:
> (snip)
> | Even if you hup your Tor rather than restarting it, you're still killing
> | all the circuits going through you...
> (snip)
> I didn't know this; since I'm using Kitsune-OR experimentally in part,
> I've SIGHUP'ed it quite often after tweaking it. I thought that SIGHUP
> didn't harm circuits like a restart obviously would, but I guess I was
> wrong.

Sorry for the ambiguity. The circuits die because the IP address has
changed in the above scenario. The hupping is incidental.

Just hupping Tor by itself doesn't cut circuits.


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