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Re: Tor 0.2.0.22-rc is out
> The other part that changed in r14238/9 is that osx users no longer have
> Vidalia set to start on login automatically. This is because the
> installer runs as root via sudo, and the proper command, "defaults",
> won't run correctly in a sudo shell. The fix for this may be to install
> the vidalia bundle into $HOME and not assume people use OSX like a
> multi-user unix system, but rather each user runs their own tor/vidalia
> setup. Of course, if two or more people use the same OSX system, the
> first one to startup vidalia/tor wins. The second, and subsequent, users
> will receive errors indicating the Tor ports are already taken.
Isn't a better solution to ask, "Should this be system-wide affecting
all users, or only for the current user?" during install?