TOR Tor is released, with small portability fixes

Discussion in 'TOR | TAILS' started by survivalmonkey, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. survivalmonkey

    survivalmonkey Monkey+++

    There's a new stable release of Tor!

    Tor backports fixes for additional portability issues that could prevent Tor from building correctly on OSX Sierra, or with OpenSSL 1.1. Affected users should upgrade; others can safely stay with

    You can download the source from the usual place on the website. Packages should be available over the next several days, including a TorBrowser release around December 14. Remember to check the signatures!

    Below are the changes since

    Changes in version - 2016-12-08

    • Minor bugfixes (portability):
      • Avoid compilation errors when building on OSX Sierra. Sierra began to support the getentropy() and clock_gettime() APIs, but created a few problems in doing so. Tor 0.2.9 has a more thorough set of workarounds; in 0.2.8, we are just using the /dev/urandom and mach monotonic time interfaces. Fixes bug 20865. Bugfix on
    • Minor bugfixes (portability, backport from
      • Fix compilation with OpenSSL 1.1 and less commonly-used CPU architectures. Closes ticket 20588.

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