Commit 943d4834 authored by Nick Mathewson's avatar Nick Mathewson 🎨
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light changelog edits

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Changes in version 0.4.6.2-alpha - 2021-04-15
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Tor 0.4.6.2-alpha is the second alpha in its series. It fixes several
small bugs in previous releases, and solves other issues that had
enabled denial-of-service attacks and affected integration with
other tools.
 
o Minor features (client):
- Clients now check whether their streams are attempting to re-enter
the Tor network (i.e. to send Tor traffic over Tor), and they
close them preemptively if they think exit relays will refuse
them. See ticket 2667 for details. Close ticket 40271.
the Tor network (i.e. to send Tor traffic over Tor), and close
them preemptively if they think exit relays will refuse them for
this reason. See ticket 2667 for details. Close ticket 40271.
 
o Minor features (command line):
- Add long format name --torrc-file for command line option -f.
Closes ticket 40324. Patch by Daniel Pinto.
- Add long format name "--torrc-file" equivalent to the existing
command-line option "-f". Closes ticket 40324. Patch by
Daniel Pinto.
 
o Minor features (dormant mode):
- Add a new 'DormantTimeoutEnabled' option to allow coarse-grained
control over whether the client ever becomes dormant from
inactivity. Most people won't need this. Closes ticket 40228.
 
o Minor features (fallback directory):
- Renegerate the list to a new set of 200 relays acting as fallback
directories. Closes ticket 40265.
o Minor features (fallback directory list):
- Renegerate the list of fallback directories to contain a new set
of 200 relays. Closes ticket 40265.
 
o Minor features (geoip data):
- Update the geoip files to match the IPFire Location Database, as
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bugfix on 0.4.5.4-rc.
 
o Minor bugfixes (channel, DoS):
- Fix a possible non fatal assertion BUG() due to a too early free
of a string when noting down the client connection for the DoS
defenses subsystem. Fixes bug 40345; bugfix on 0.4.3.4-rc
- Fix a non-fatal BUG() message due to a too-early free of a string,
when listing a client connection from the DoS defenses subsystem.
Fixes bug 40345; bugfix on 0.4.3.4-rc
 
o Minor bugfixes (compilation):
- Fix a compilation warning about unused functions when building
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40354; bugfix on 0.4.5.1-alpha. Patch by Daniel Pinto.
 
o Minor bugfixes (configuration):
- Fix globbing directories on all platforms when using %include
options in configuration files. This patch also fixes compilation
on musl libc based systems. Fixes bug 40141; bugfix
- Fix pattern-matching for directories on all platforms when using
%include options in configuration files. This patch also fixes
compilation on musl libc based systems. Fixes bug 40141; bugfix
on 0.4.5.1-alpha.
 
o Minor bugfixes (relay):
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descriptor. Fixes bug 40364; bugfix on 0.4.6.1-alpha.
 
o Minor bugfixes (testing, BSD):
- Fix glob processing errors when globs expand to invalid paths on
BSD systems. Fixes bug 40318; bugfix on 0.4.5.1-alpha. Patch by
- Fix pattern-matching errors when patterns expand to invalid paths
on BSD systems. Fixes bug 40318; bugfix on 0.4.5.1-alpha. Patch by
Daniel Pinto.
 
o Documentation (manual):
- Move the ServerTransport* options to the SERVER OPTIONS` section.
- Move the ServerTransport* options to the "SERVER OPTIONS" section.
Closes issue 40331.
- The HiddenServiceStatistics option also applies to bridges so
properly indicate that in the tor.1 man page. Closes ticket 40346.
- Move the description of "BridgeRecordUsageByCountry" to the
section "STATISTICS OPTIONS". Closes ticket 40323.
- Indicate that the HiddenServiceStatistics option also applies to
bridges. Closes ticket 40346.
- Move the description of BridgeRecordUsageByCountry to the section
"STATISTICS OPTIONS". Closes ticket 40323.
 
 
Changes in version 0.4.6.1-alpha - 2021-03-18
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