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leekspin 0.0.6

An Onion Router descriptor generator

Package Documentation

Latest Version: 2.1.1

Leekspin (á la the original internet masterpiece) is a small library for generating mocked Onion Router (OR) descriptors, such as those used by relays and bridges within Tor in order to convey information about said relay/bridge to directory authorities (DirAuths), the bridge authority (BridgeAuth), clients connecting to the network (a.k.a. Onion Proxies (OP)), etc.

This library is meant to be used to generate mock descriptors for testing other Tor libraries and programs, such as Stem and BridgeDB.


The very simplest way, if you use pip, would be to do:

$ pip install leekspin

Otherwise, the standard setuptools commands work just fine:

$ git clone
$ cd leekspin
$ python install --record installed-files.txt


Leekspin will install a script named generate-OR-descriptors. To use it to generate 20 descriptors, do:

$ generate-OR-descriptors -n 20


Currently, Leekspin only creates bridge descriptors such as these . Much of Leekspin should be refactored, with new classes created based on those used in Stem to create pretty data structures for each type of descriptor. After that, Leekspin’s functionality should be extended to also be capable of creating relay descriptors.

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