[tor-bugs] #7009 [Tor]: Handle unstable relays better

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#7009: Handle unstable relays better
 Reporter:  arma                 |          Owner:                    
     Type:  project              |         Status:  new               
 Priority:  normal               |      Milestone:  Tor: 0.2.5.x-final
Component:  Tor                  |        Version:                    
 Keywords:  tor-relay, SponsorJ  |         Parent:                    
   Points:                       |   Actualpoints:                    

Comment(by nickm):

 Replying to [comment:15 arma]:
 > Don't the clients need a working diff program too, to combine their
 current consensus with the new update they fetched? I guess it depends on
 our design, but I always figured it would be clients who fetch diffs too.

 They need a working ''patch'' program, which is way easier and less error-
 prone than an efficient diff.

 The "ed" diff format is especially simple: http://www.chemie.fu-

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/7009#comment:16>
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