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Re: Directory information no longer up-to-date; access blocked?
Thank you for your help and interest in my problem. I believe I had
been using the default torrc; at least I had not edited it. Looking at
that file now, the only lines that are not commented out are:
SocksPort 9050 # what port to open for local application connections
SocksListenAddress 127.0.0.1 # accept connections only from localhost
I also tried removing the torrc file from /Library/Tor/ and re-running
tor, but no luck—still the same four servers and no ciruit building.
Is there any other place that a dirserver would be specified? Let me
know if there is any further information I could provide to shed more
On 8/3/07, phobos@xxxxxxxxxx <phobos@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 10:41:16PM -0400, crt2007z@xxxxxxxxx wrote 7.8K bytes in 156 lines about:
> I believe the key is:
> Aug 03 21:33:32.350 [Warning] You have used DirServer to specify
> directory authorities in your configuration. This is potentially
> dangerous: it can make you look different from all other Tor users,
> and hurt your anonymity. Even if you've specified the same
> authorities as Tor uses by default, the defaults could change in the
> future. Be sure you know what you're doing.
> Why are you specifying dirservers? If you use the default torrc, or no
> torrc at all (in /Library/Tor/) does Tor work?