Commit f742b33d authored by Nick Mathewson's avatar Nick Mathewson 👁
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Drop FallbackNetworkstatusFile; it never worked.

parent a8d491a8
......@@ -7,3 +7,7 @@
of servers to try to get a consensus from when first connecting
to the Tor network, and thereby reduce load on the directory
o Removed features:
- Drop the old FallbackNetworkstatus option: we never got it working
well enough to use it.
......@@ -1129,12 +1129,6 @@ The following options are useful only for clients (that is, if
regular router descriptors. Tor does not use this information for anything
itself; to save bandwidth, leave this option turned off. (Default: 0)
**FallbackNetworkstatusFile** __FILENAME__::
If Tor doesn't have a cached networkstatus file, it starts out using this
one instead. Even if this file is out of date, Tor can still use it to
learn about directory mirrors, so it doesn't need to put load on the
authorities. (Default: None)
**WarnPlaintextPorts** __port__,__port__,__...__::
Tells Tor to issue a warnings whenever the user tries to make an anonymous
connection to one of these ports. This option is designed to alert users
......@@ -231,12 +231,7 @@ static config_var_t option_vars_[] = {
V(ExtraInfoStatistics, BOOL, "1"),
V(FallbackDir, LINELIST, NULL),
#if defined (WINCE)
V(FallbackNetworkstatusFile, FILENAME, "fallback-consensus"),
V(FallbackNetworkstatusFile, FILENAME,
V(FascistFirewall, BOOL, "0"),
V(FirewallPorts, CSV, ""),
V(FastFirstHopPK, BOOL, "1"),
......@@ -219,8 +219,6 @@ router_reload_consensus_networkstatus(void)
char *filename;
char *s;
struct stat st;
const or_options_t *options = get_options();
const unsigned int flags = NSSET_FROM_CACHE | NSSET_DONT_DOWNLOAD_CERTS;
int flav;
......@@ -263,25 +261,6 @@ router_reload_consensus_networkstatus(void)
if (!current_consensus ||
(stat(options->FallbackNetworkstatusFile, &st)==0 &&
st.st_mtime > current_consensus->valid_after)) {
s = read_file_to_str(options->FallbackNetworkstatusFile,
if (s) {
if (networkstatus_set_current_consensus(s, "ns",
log_info(LD_FS, "Couldn't load consensus networkstatus from \"%s\"",
} else {
"Loaded fallback consensus networkstatus from \"%s\"",
if (!current_consensus) {
if (!named_server_map)
named_server_map = strmap_new();
......@@ -1674,9 +1653,6 @@ networkstatus_set_current_consensus(const char *consensus,
if (from_cache && !accept_obsolete &&
c->valid_until < now-OLD_ROUTER_DESC_MAX_AGE) {
/* XXXX If we try to make fallbackconsensus work again, we should
* consider taking this out. Until then, believing obsolete consensuses
* is causing more harm than good. See also bug 887. */
log_info(LD_DIR, "Loaded an expired consensus. Discarding.");
goto done;
......@@ -3702,10 +3702,6 @@ typedef struct {
* of certain configuration options. */
int TestingTorNetwork;
/** File to check for a consensus networkstatus, if we don't have one
* cached. */
char *FallbackNetworkstatusFile;
/** If true, and we have GeoIP data, and we're a bridge, keep a per-country
* count of how many client addresses have contacted us so that we can help
* the bridge authority guess which countries have blocked access to us. */
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