via ControlPort, can we build a circuit to a bridge?

Roger Dingledine arma at
Fri Jan 11 01:52:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 07:29:16PM -0600, Jon McLachlan wrote:
> Referring to the spec 
>, (in 3.10) 
> it seems like we may have the ability to build/extend circuits through 
> specific Tor relays.  The spec seems ambiguous if the defined ServerSpec 
> is specifically a Tor relay and/or Tor bridge.  Reading the Tor bridge 
> spec 
> (, 
> the bridge seems uniquely disjoint from Tor relays, in that bridges 
> publish bridge descriptors to bridge authorities instead of directory 
> servers.  So, what I am wondering is, can ServerSpec (as defined in the 
> control-spec above) be used to reference a known bridge, in the 
> extension of a circuit?

Yes, that should work fine.

As far as Tor is concerned, assuming it's got descriptors for them,
these are all just relays.

Let us know if it works / doesn't work. :)


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