[tor-dev] Next Tor release timeframes?

Karsten Loesing karsten at torproject.org
Wed Aug 8 18:53:45 UTC 2012

On 8/8/12 8:38 PM, Nick Mathewson wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 5:04 AM, Roger Dingledine <arma at mit.edu> wrote:
>> 1) Do we have any requirements to release an at any
>> particular date? I haven't been following e.g. the latest SponsorG
>> timelines.

Yes, we should have "tested packages" by September 14:




>> 2) Nick was enthusiastic about an with the latest fix. Nick,
>> do you still think that's important? My sense is that it's a totally
>> esoteric theoretical attack where there's no rush to release.
> Bug 6530 is the one to worry about.  It's a remotely triggerable DoS
> vulnerability where you can crash anybody who tries to download a
> networkstatus consensus from you.  That's not "esoteric" or
> "theoretical."
>> 3) For the next 0.2.3 rc, we might want to merge at least:
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/6252
> ok.  Will merge, with bikeshed options not followed.
>> https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/6404
> Agreed, but it needs review!

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