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Archives: February 2016

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TB 5.5 and More New Snapshots

204 words by gman999 written on 2016–02–21, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: openbsd, tor-browser

Yesterday the OpenBSD snapshots updated to 1881 for amd64 and 16 9 for i386. TB is working fine on both.

Meanwhile the TB packages were updated. First we implemented a meta TB package as per landry ’s comments. Note that the start-tor-browser script was also deprecated recently. All the sloppy setup gook was replaced by neater Firefox hacks. … read more

Onto the Next Phase

256 words by gman999 written on 2016–02–16, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: openbsd, tor-browser

The progress we’ve made over the past five days was exhausting yet exciting.

Some very significant steps were made with Tor Browser. A revised 5.5 release does not contain the start-tor-browser script any longer all the necessary setup steps are now done with Javascript including the profile setup. The Firefox add-ons are now dumped into the profile as files such as https-everywhere eff.org.xpi instead of being extracted into directories. Additionally we are now building an i386 version of TB. … read more

Tor Browser Ports for 5.5 Tagged

388 words by gman999 written on 2016–02–05, last edit: 2017–09–03, tags: openbsd, tor-browser

I just merged 5.5 onto master and tagged it. This release was much easier after the work on 5. .6 which has us using mozilla.port.mk instead of a bunch of cut-and-paste adapted from same. This makes things a lot easier moving forward. So far 5.5 on amd64 is looking good. … read more


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