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RE: Tor is out

Thanks Roger,
has the OSX version detection not been added to this branch?
I had a crash after taking the 'NoKqueue' out.

> Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 10:27:46 -0400
> From: arma@xxxxxxx
> To: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Tor is out
> Tor marks the first release candidate for the 0.2.1.x
> series. It begins fixing some major performance problems, and also finally
> addresses the bug that was causing relays on dynamic IP addresses to
> fall out of the directory.
> This is a release candidate! That means that we don't know of any
> remaining show-stopping bugs, and this will become the new stable if
> there are no problems. Please test it, and tell us about any problems
> that you find.
> https://www.torproject.org/download.html.en
> Changes in version - 2009-04-12
> o Major features:
> - Clients replace entry guards that were chosen more than a few months
> ago. This change should significantly improve client performance,
> especially once more people upgrade, since relays that have been
> a guard for a long time are currently overloaded.
> o Major bugfixes (on 0.2.0):
> - Finally fix the bug where dynamic-IP relays disappear when their
> IP address changes: directory mirrors were mistakenly telling
> them their old address if they asked via begin_dir, so they
> never got an accurate answer about their new address, so they
> just vanished after a day. For belt-and-suspenders, relays that
> don't set Address in their config now avoid using begin_dir for
> all direct connections. Should fix bugs 827, 883, and 900.
> - Relays were falling out of the networkstatus consensus for
> part of a day if they changed their local config but the
> authorities discarded their new descriptor as "not sufficiently
> different". Now directory authorities accept a descriptor as changed
> if bandwidthrate or bandwidthburst changed. Partial fix for bug 962;
> patch by Sebastian.
> - Avoid crashing in the presence of certain malformed descriptors.
> Found by lark, and by automated fuzzing.
> o Minor features:
> - When generating circuit events with verbose nicknames for
> controllers, try harder to look up nicknames for routers on a
> circuit. (Previously, we would look in the router descriptors we had
> for nicknames, but not in the consensus.) Partial fix for bug 941.
> - If the bridge config line doesn't specify a port, assume 443.
> This makes bridge lines a bit smaller and easier for users to
> understand.
> - Raise the minimum bandwidth to be a relay from 20000 bytes to 20480
> bytes (aka 20KB/s), to match our documentation. Also update
> directory authorities so they always assign the Fast flag to relays
> with 20KB/s of capacity. Now people running relays won't suddenly
> find themselves not seeing any use, if the network gets faster
> on average.
> - Update to the "April 3 2009" ip-to-country file.
> o Minor bugfixes:
> - Avoid trying to print raw memory to the logs when we decide to
> give up on downloading a given relay descriptor. Bugfix on
> - In tor-resolve, when the Tor client to use is specified by
> <hostname>:<port>, actually use the specified port rather than
> defaulting to 9050. Bugfix on
> - Make directory usage recording work again. Bugfix on
> - When starting with a cache over a few days old, do not leak
> memory for the obsolete router descriptors in it. Bugfix on
> - Avoid double-free on list of successfully uploaded hidden
> service discriptors. Fix for bug 948. Bugfix on
> - Change memarea_strndup() implementation to work even when
> duplicating a string at the end of a page. This bug was
> harmless for now, but could have meant crashes later. Fix by
> lark. Bugfix on
> - Limit uploaded directory documents to be 16M rather than 500K.
> The directory authorities were refusing v3 consensus votes from
> other authorities, since the votes are now 504K. Fixes bug 959;
> bugfix on 0.0.2pre17 (where we raised it from 50K to 500K ;).
> - Directory authorities should never send a 503 "busy" response to
> requests for votes or keys. Bugfix on; exposed by
> bug 959.

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