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Re: Tor is out

A quick question... Is it necessary to ask to reboot after installation completes on MacOS? Shutting down tor via the startup scripts before the install then restarting after seems to do the trick. I admit I'm new to Mac OS, but I'm not what would be requiring a reboot. I'm coming from a Linux background, so I'm a little bothered about having to reboot so much.

My semester is coming to an end in the next few weeks, so I'll certainly get working on the kernel panic issue soon. I've alerted Apple to the issue, but haven't heard back from them, yet.


On 27 Apr 2005, at 18:17, Roger Dingledine wrote:

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


  o Bugfixes:
    - Stop trying to print a null pointer if an OR conn fails because
      we didn't like its cert.
  o Features:
    - 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
      robustness more.
    - 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.

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