Tor Releases Discussion


  1. Use latest stable in TPO repo and have tester use Tor nightly
    build in Whonix and report bug to TPO.
  • Pros: Latest features - Cons: Need a lot of active testers to
    guarantee the build is stable for Whonix before it uploaded to TPO
    repo, otherwise breakage will happen

It’s not just latest features.

  • better security

  • compatibility with Tor Browser (Using SocksPort with flags
    IPv6Traffic PreferIPv6 KeepAliveIsolateSOCKSAuth)

  • historically when there was a botnet starting to use Tor, the LTS
    version barely connected while the latest stable had the ntor
    handshake which worked (
    https://blog.torproject.org/tor-weekly-news-september-4th-2013 )

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Great! Made some modifications.

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Yes that’s right. Plus all the other benefits Patrick already mentioned in this thread.

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