[tor-talk] Tor 0.2.3.9-alpha is out
nickm at alum.mit.edu
Tue Dec 20 20:37:54 UTC 2011
On Fri, Dec 9, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Jim <jimmymac at copper.net> wrote:
> Roger Dingledine wrote:
>> o Minor features (new/different config options):
>> - Slightly change behavior of "list" options (that is, config
>> options that can appear more than once) when they appear both in
>> torrc and on the command line. Previously, the command-line options
>> would be appended to the ones from torrc. Now, the command-line
>> options override the torrc options entirely. This new behavior
>> allows the user to override list options (like exit policies and
>> ports to listen on) from the command line, rather than simply
>> appending to the list.
>> - You can get the old (appending) command-line behavior for "list"
>> options by prefixing the option name with a "+".
>> - You can remove all the values for a "list" option from the command
>> line without adding any new ones by prefixing the option name
>> with a "/".
> Just a thought for your consideration ...
> I am wondering if this follows the principle of least surprise, at
> least with regard to logging.
I've added this as #4572 at
https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/4752 ; more thinking
is needed about the best solution.
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