New passive performance metrics in Tor

Karsten Loesing karsten.loesing at
Wed Nov 24 09:04:02 UTC 2010

Hi Florian,

On 11/18/10 8:07 PM, Florian Tschorsch wrote:
> it is been a while since we discussed this topic here: 
> As Björn already pointed out in an earlier message, we are interested in the fraction of bidirectional traffic in tor. 
> (
> Therefore we developed a metric with Karsten that tries to capture the necessary information. 
> He implemented this metric into Tor (thanks for that):
> After checking the code, we can confirm that it looks very good and matches exactly our intentions.

Great! Thanks for the review, Florian!

> In order to get wide range results, we would prefer to merge the code into the main Tor distribution. 
> However should this constitute any trouble, we would be satisfied with an implementation on only a few selected running relays too. 

Nick, do you think we can merge the bidistats2 branch into master? If
so, I'll make sure it merges cleanly (which it may not right now).


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