Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #26910, comment 2


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Jul 24, 2018, 2:36:08 PM (14 months ago)
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  • Ticket #26910, comment 2

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    22> I'm not sure I understand: How would Tor know which user to switch to (or which other privileges to drop) if it has not first read the torrc file?
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    4 sorry if I was not clear about that: I was suggesting to drop privileges *after* reading the torrc file
     4sorry if I was not clear about that: I was suggesting to drop privileges **after** reading the torrc file
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    66> And would reading the torrc file not count as using the filesystem?
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    8 reading the torrc file as the user that is used to start tor (root in this case is fine)
     8reading the torrc file as the user that is used to start tor (root in this case) is fine (since the torrc file is readable to root)