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Re: [tor-talk] Introducing KroTor



Thanks for the prompt reply,
I have commented inline.

Regards.

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 9:10 PM, Nick Mathewson <nickm@alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 11:30 AM, Deepankar Tyagi
> <deepankar7tyagi@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi everyone!,
> >
> > I recently finished my GSOC project in which I ported Tor codebase to
> > chrome's native client (also ported libevent).
> > This enables tor's official C codebase to run inside Chrome browser as an
> > app, it creates a system wide (tor)socks proxy at port 9999.
> >
> > The app has been published on webstore ( all relevant links are at end of
> > mail)
> >
> > Currently it lacks a functional GUI ie ability to add proxy settings,
> > modify proxy port etc; I am working on it and next version will have one.
> >
> > Any feedback and suggestions are welcome.
> >
> > (Apologies if I sent the mail to wrong mailing list)
>
> Interesting stuff.  I'm hoping nobody tries to use this as a
> TorBrowser substitute, but it's a neat piece of engineering.
>
Thanks for pointing this out, I will include this warning/info in the app
and description on webstore.

>
> Have you considered submitting your patches upstream?
>
As of now, there is not much which needs to be changed in tor's codebase.

Currently, sometimes post build test fail when compiled against some NaCl
toolchains,
I have de - prioritized that issue for now, in order to focus on making app
more
user friendly, once all small quirks are sorted out, will send a pull
request.

One can read about all the issues here :
https://codereview.chromium.org/1311703003/diff/1/ports/tor/README.nacl


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