Opened 5 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#14491 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Allow unix: addresses for more address types as appropriate

Reported by: nickm Owned by:
Priority: Medium Milestone: Tor: unspecified
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
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Description

There's no reason we can't, in principle, support a listen-only AF_UNIX ORPort or DirPort or whatever.

The question is, is there any reason to do so?

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by nickm

Type: defectenhancement

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by ioerror

I think this is a fine idea - one reason might be to privilege separate specific programs. Seems useful in a future where we may want to use websockets or something else to talk to a unix socket, etc.

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by nickm

Resolution: wontfix
Severity: Normal
Status: newclosed

I don't think we've found demand for this over the past 2 years. Closing.

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