[Whonix-devel] #14272 [Applications/Tor Launcher]: Make Tor Launcher work with Unix Domain Socket option

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Wed Aug 31 13:40:54 CEST 2016

#14272: Make Tor Launcher work with Unix Domain Socket option
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  brade
     Type:  enhancement                          |         Status:
                                                 |  needs_review
 Priority:  High                                 |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Launcher            |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-security, TorBrowserTeam201608R  |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #14270                               |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:
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Comment (by gk):

 Two things (no need to create a new branch if 2. is moot):

 1. In the commit description s/is is use/is in use/

 2. Why do we have a new param for getTorFile()? Do we expect more calls
 with `aMustExist === false`? If not, why not just omit that param (and do
 something like `"control_socket" == aTorFileType` again) or at least
 rename it to something more descriptive than `aMustExist` (like

 I was confused about the `!aMustExist` check as the connection between
 that and doing `f.normalize();` seems not obvious at first glance.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/14272#comment:10>
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