[tor-dev] May Tor proposal status, and proposal plans for 0.2.3
jeroen at unfix.org
Thu May 12 14:35:13 UTC 2011
On 2011-May-09 18:54, Nick Mathewson wrote:
> 117 IPv6 exits
Working on it, but due to the scope I am actually attacking it on most
of the networking stack inside Tor so it will not only cover 'exits'.
> 118 Advertising multiple ORPorts at once
This is actually needed for IPv6, as most IPv6 stacks require separate
IPv4/IPv6 listen sockets. Some IPv6 stacks allow to accept IPv4
connections on IPv6 ports though.
> This proposal describes how an OR can advertise more than one
> address and OR port at a time. It needs to be updated to work with
> microdescriptors, and to explain how much information can be
> transmitted in the consensus and how (the original proposal was
> written before consensus directories were really figured out).
It thus also needs to be updated with IPv6 addresses.
> Here's a survey of what we need to do for IPv6 support that I
> started writing. It's not a proposal; it's a survey of proposal
> and implementation statuses.
I'll have a look again at this and provide diffs to my current findings.
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