[tor-dev] [tor-commits] [tor/master] Bug 17592: Clean up connection timeout logic.

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Tue May 9 01:20:19 UTC 2017

On Mon, May 08, 2017 at 06:00:18PM +0000, nickm at torproject.org wrote:
> commit d5a151a06788c28ac1c50398c6e571d484774f47
> Author: Mike Perry <mikeperry-git at torproject.org>
> Date:   Tue Feb 21 21:28:00 2017 -0500
> +   - Increase the intial circuit build timeout testing frequency, to help
> +     ensure that ReducedConnectionPadding clients finish learning a timeout
> +     before their orconn would expire. The initial testing rate was set back
> +     in the days of TAP and before the Tor Browser updater, when we had to be
> +     much more careful about new clients making lots of circuits. With this
> +     change, a circuit build time is learned in about 15-20 minutes, instead
> +     of ~100-120 minutes.

Fyi, the current Tor network has "cbttestfreq=60" set in its consensus

Is this something we should change?


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