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Tor 0.1.0.5-rc is out
This is the fifth release candidate for the 0.1.0.x series. We've got a
few stability fixes (in particular, libevent 1.0d has a serious crash bug,
so now we incorporate libevent 1.0e), add https authenticator support,
and some performance improvements.
Please report any bugs, either in the installers or in Tor operation, so
we can get it perfect for an actual release: http://bugs.noreply.org/tor
- Stop trying to print a null pointer if an OR conn fails because
we didn't like its cert.
- Switch our internal buffers implementation to use a ring buffer,
to hopefully improve performance for fast servers a lot.
- Add HttpsProxyAuthenticator support (basic auth only), based
on patch from Adam Langley.
- Bump the default BandwidthRate from 1 MB to 2 MB, to accommodate
the fast servers that have been joining lately.
- Give hidden service accesses extra time on the first attempt,
since 60 seconds is often only barely enough. This might improve
- Improve performance for dirservers: stop re-parsing the whole
directory every time you regenerate it.
- Add more debugging info to help us find the weird dns freebsd
pthreads bug; cleaner debug messages to help track future issues.