[tor-talk] circpathbias.c : Your Guard vs The Guard
lars.nooden at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 18:46:26 UTC 2018
The log messages "Your Guard" make produce confusion, Looking at the
latest code base I see the string "Your Guard" recurring.
Does this string actually refer to a Guard the user is responsible for
operating and maintaining? Or does it refer to the guard the Tor client
is connecting to on its first hop in the circuit? If it is not a guard
operated by the person running the Tor client, then perhaps the string
ought to read "The Guard" instead of "Your Guard".
$ head -n 1 ChangeLog
Changes in version 0.3.5.5-alpha - 2018-11-16
$ grep -n -r 'Your Guard' ./src/feature/client/circpathbias.c
1335: "Your Guard %s is failing to carry an extremely
1359: "Your Guard %s is failing to carry an extremely
1383: "Your Guard %s is failing to carry more streams on
1440: "Your Guard %s is failing an extremely large "
1464: "Your Guard %s is failing an extremely large "
1488: "Your Guard %s is failing a very large "
1513: "Your Guard %s is failing more circuits than "
tor-0.3.4.8 seems to have different messages, but still the phrase "Your
Guard" turns up.
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