[guardian-dev] sharing hidden service files WAS: Hi, i' new

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at guardianproject.info
Fri Nov 25 05:47:48 EST 2016

Mark Murphy:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2016, at 18:34, arrase wrote:
>> Maybe you can help me
>> Hidden services are stored in:
>> /data/data/org.torproject.android/app_data
> Ick.
>> is there a way to share a file stored at app_data with a FileProvider?
> No. FileProvider does not support arbitrary locations, just standard
> ones. It's also not extensible to support other locations.
> My StreamProvider, however, is extensible:
> https://github.com/commonsguy/cwac-provider
> If you give me a few days, I'll release an update that supports your
> desired location. Or, follow the instructions for extending
> StreamProvider with your own custom StreamStrategy.

Perhaps a better approach here would be to move the hidden service files
to a standard location so we don't need any custom code?  Something like:


It should be an easy migration.  Orbot really needs to shed as much as
possible to keep it maintainable.  We're not keeping up very well as it is.


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