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FS#6679 - tor package lost one dependence

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Lee.MaRS (leemars) - Thursday, 22 March 2007, 13:03 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Thursday, 27 December 2007, 17:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Simo Leone (neotuli)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 0.7.2 Gimmick
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date 2007-03-23
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


The torify needs tsocks package.

[leemars@NC6000 ~]$ pacman -Ql tor
tor /etc/
tor /etc/rc.d/
tor /etc/rc.d/tor
tor /etc/tor/
tor /etc/tor/tor-tsocks.conf
tor /etc/tor/torrc
tor /etc/tor/torrc-dist
tor /usr/
tor /usr/bin/
tor /usr/bin/tor
tor /usr/bin/tor-resolve
tor /usr/bin/torify
tor /usr/man/
tor /usr/man/man1/
tor /usr/man/man1/tor-resolve.1.gz
tor /usr/man/man1/tor.1.gz
tor /usr/man/man1/torify.1.gz
tor /var/
tor /var/lib/
tor /var/lib/tor/
[leemars@NC6000 ~]$ pacman -Qi tor
Name : tor
Version :
Groups : None
Packager : Simo Leone <>
License : GPL
Architecture : i686
Size : 722267
Build Date : Mon Dec 18 02:26:51 2006 UTC
Install Date : Tue Mar 20 18:41:20 2007 UTC
Install Script : Yes
Reason: : explicitly installed
Provides : None
Depends On : libevent openssl zlib
Required By : None
Conflicts With : None
Description : TOR Client

[leemars@NC6000 ~]$ torify
/usr/bin/torify: line 7: exec: tsocks: not found

This task depends upon

Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Thursday, 27 December 2007, 17:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Added tsocks as a dependency. It's a small dependency.
Comment by Holger Jorra (Trac3R) - Tuesday, 05 June 2007, 19:24 GMT
tor (also?) lost libary :

[root@C3PO ~]# /usr/bin/tor
/usr/bin/tor: error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
[root@C3PO ~]# ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/
[root@C3PO ~]# /usr/bin/tor
Jun 05 21:17:56.592 [notice] Tor v0.1.1.26. This is experimental software. Do not rely on it for strong anonymity.
Jun 05 21:17:56.594 [notice] Initialized libevent version 1.3b using method epoll. Good.
Jun 05 21:17:56.594 [notice] connection_create_listener(): Opening Socks listener on

No big deal, but unnecessary trouble.
Is not related to tsocks, but the header fits on this problem.
Comment by Roman Kyrylych (Romashka) - Friday, 28 September 2007, 07:11 GMT
Status on this?
As I see it has libevent as a depends.
What about tsocks? Is it optional dependency?
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Saturday, 10 November 2007, 17:10 GMT
From it looks like tsocks should not be necessary...
Comment by Corrado Primier (bardo) - Saturday, 22 December 2007, 18:41 GMT
I think it'd be better to add a post_install message, remembering to also install tsocks and/or socat if it is needed to torify some applications. The libevent missing dependency has been added.