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Re: Weird-looking circuits in Vidalia


On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 07:22:30PM +0000, Robert Hogan wrote:
> I was thinking the same thing recently. I even went so far as to
> start a proposal - because there are numerous tunneled requests in
> Tor that aren't user initiated these days. I didn't get very far
> with it, and I'm not sure it's particularly straightforward in all
> cases. But it looks to be easy enough for these tunneled requests.
> Here's what I was thinking:
> +      Purpose = "DIR_FETCH" / "UPLOAD_DESC" / "DNS_REQUEST" /
> +                 "USER" /  "DIRPORT_TEST"
> +
> +   The "PURPOSE" field is provided only for NEW and NEWRESOLVE
> +   events, and only if extended events are enabled (see 3.19).  Clients MUST
> +   accept purposes not listed above.
> +

Good idea; I think I should have this working in svn (and on the
0.2.0.x branch) now.  Controller developers: please try it out and see
if it does what you'd like?