[tor-dev] Hogging of second_elapsed_callback()
linus at torproject.org
Sun Apr 15 05:16:09 UTC 2018
teor <teor2345 at gmail.com> wrote
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 08:48:01 +1000:
> Connections and circuits might timeout over that 6.5 seconds.
OK, good to know.
> Can you shift the signing to its own thread?
> Or make it asynchronous?
> Tor has cpuworkers, which could be used to do signing work.
Some non-blockingness would be required, yes.
An asynchronous cryptographic tokens API would be useful but if we're
unable to pull that off, having a cpuworker blocking on the call would
be a solution.
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