[or-cvs] r11434: Complete implementation of proposal 104: remove bandwidth hi (in tor/trunk: . doc src/or)
robert at roberthogan.net
Sat Sep 15 09:12:53 UTC 2007
On Friday 14 September 2007 20:24:49 Nick Mathewson wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 07:16:39PM +0100, Robert Hogan wrote:
> > On Wednesday 12 September 2007 18:33:23 nickm at seul.org wrote:
> > > Log:
> > > r14392 at Kushana: nickm | 2007-09-12 11:04:20 -0400
> > > Complete implementation of proposal 104: remove bandwidth history
> > > lines from router descriptors.
> [Lines re-wrapped.]
> > I recently completed a feature in tork that utilises the bandwidth
> > history. I dug a bit more into how i would use the 'extra-info'
> > option to retrieve the bandwidth history in future and have a couple
> > of notes/questions:
> > There's currently no way of getting extra-info for just one
> > descriptor from the control interface. Tor either downloads
> > extra-info for all descriptors or none at all. What would be the
> > best way of making extra-info available on demand from the control
> > interface?
> Actually, it's probably best to not fetch the extra-info stuff for
> clients at all. Fetching on-demand is a risky feature, since it tells
> the directories which servers you're interested in. Are you sure this
> is really something you need?
Understood. I'll just make downloadextrainfo an across-the-board option for
those who want to see bandwidth history with server info.
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