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Bug 41058: Update Snowflake to 2.8.1

richard requested to merge richard/tor-browser-build:bug_41058 into main

Merge Info

Related Issues



  • Immediate: patchset needed as soon as possible
  • Next Minor Stable Release: patchset that needs to be verified in nightly before backport
  • Eventually: patchset that needs to be verified in alpha before backport
  • No Backport (preferred): patchset for the next major stable

(Optional) Justification

  • Emergency security update: patchset fixes CVEs, 0-days, etc
  • Censorship event: patchset enables censorship circumvention
  • Critical bug-fix: patchset fixes a bug in core-functionality
  • Consistency: patchset which would make development easier if it were in both the alpha and release branches; developer tools, build system changes, etc
  • Sponsor required: patchset required for sponsor
  • Other: please explain

Issue Tracking


Request Reviewer

  • Request review from an applications developer depending on modified system:
    • NOTE: if the MR modifies multiple areas, please /cc all the relevant reviewers (since gitlab only allows 1 reviewer)
    • accessibility : henry
    • android : clairehurst, dan
    • build system : boklm
    • extensions : ma1
    • firefox internals (XUL/JS/XPCOM) : ma1
    • fonts : pierov
    • frontend (implementation) : henry
    • frontend (review) : donuts, richard
    • localization : henry, pierov
    • macos : clairehurst, dan
    • nightly builds : boklm
    • rebases/release-prep : boklm, dan, ma1, pierov, richard
    • security : ma1
    • signing : boklm, richard
    • updater : pierov
    • misc/other : pierov, richard

Change Description

Updates the Snowflake to tag v2.8.1 and enables gpg tag and anti-censorship.gpg keyring requirement to the project.

How Tested

Doing a local build now.

EDIT: verified linux builds the v2.8.1 tag and the sig is verified:

$ ./rbm/rbm build snowflake --target torbrowser-linux-x86_64
Using file /home/pospeselr/Projects/tor-browser-build-alpha/out/container-image/container-image_stretch-amd64-323180213d81.tar.gz
Using file /home/pospeselr/Projects/tor-browser-build-alpha/out/go/go-1.21.5-linux-x86_64-2d5332.tar.gz
Using file /home/pospeselr/Projects/tor-browser-build-alpha/out/snowflake/go_vendor/snowflake-vendor-a0e3e871c464-7eec2d.tar.gz
Tag v2.8.1 is signed with key 5A618CE840883942BAF1334F009DE379FD9B7B90
Created /home/pospeselr/Projects/tor-browser-build-alpha/tmp/rbm-GyaPFD/rbm-dqD0J/snowflake-a0e3e871c464.tar.gz
Build log: /home/pospeselr/Projects/tor-browser-build-alpha/logs/snowflake-linux-x86_64.log
Edited by richard

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