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Re: [tor-talk] Aggregate-type settings in torrc

On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 01:02:39AM -0500, Nick Mathewson wrote:
> > And last question, is there a reason that a line like
> >   ClientTransportPlugin obfs2 exec /usr/bin/obfsproxy --managed
> > causes Tor to always run an obfsproxy daemon, even if there are no obfs2
> > bridges defined in torrc?
> Interesting; I'm not sure that's how it should work at all.  George,
> any ideas about this one?

I believe the answer is "because the code can't yet handle the concept
of having a bridge configured for a given pluggable transport yet not
having that transport ready for use".

See also

It would be great to get this fixed, so we can include various pluggable
transports in the default client bundles.


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