Opened 7 years ago

Closed 14 months ago

#6049 closed defect (wontfix)

Torrc file does not appear within the GUI from clicking "Edit current torrc"

Reported by: TheDude Owned by: chiiph
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Archived/Vidalia Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: archived-closed-2018-07-04
Cc: karulis@… Actual Points:
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Description

The Tor configuration file should, as is logically suggested from the Vidalia GUI, be brought up for editing when one clicks "Edit current torrc". It does not. There is just a blank. One has to edit the file manually.

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by karulis

Cc: karulis@… added
Status: newneeds_information

This is because TorControl is not connected - so we can not retrieve current "config-file".

The question is: when TorControl is not connected should we bring up the file which is selected in "Advanced page"?

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by sysrqb

I think this is a better option than a blank dialog box.

The main issue I see is if Tor is running but Vidalia hasn't been allowed to control it. The user will be able to edit torrc (assuming correct permissioning) but the Tor instance won't be updated unless the user sends sighup. I don't think this is a particularly frequent case we need to worry about, though, considering the user should be able to easily recognize when Vidalia isn't connected to Tor.

comment:3 Changed 21 months ago by teor

Severity: Normal

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comment:4 Changed 14 months ago by teor

Keywords: archived-closed-2018-07-04 added
Resolution: wontfix
Status: needs_informationclosed

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