#28889 closed enhancement (implemented)

Document --version's actual output

Reported by: nickm Owned by: nickm
Priority: Medium Milestone: Tor: 0.4.0.x-final
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: atagar Actual Points:
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Anyt outputs that tools depend on Tor providing, I want us to either document fully, or give the tools a better way to get.

One such output is the string produced by "tor --version". The fact that it is "Tor version [version].\n" is undocumented at present.

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comment:1 Changed 20 months ago by nickm

Cc: atagar added
Status: assignedneeds_review

please see document_--version, PR at https://github.com/torproject/tor/pull/604

comment:2 Changed 20 months ago by atagar

Status: needs_reviewmerge_ready

Thanks Nick! Looks good to me.

It might be worth noting that there maybe be additional content before and/or after that line (ie, the only assurance we're giving is that a solitary line of that format will be present somewhere - not where it's located). That said, happy if we leave that out too - clearly something only a spec nitpicker like me would care about. ;)

comment:3 Changed 20 months ago by nickm

Resolution: implemented
Status: merge_readyclosed

Tweaked and merged!

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