[tor-dev] Dealing with frequent suspends on Android

teor teor at riseup.net
Tue Nov 6 01:38:33 UTC 2018

> On 6 Nov 2018, at 03:38, Michael Rogers <michael at briarproject.org> wrote:
> One of the difficulties with this option is that under some conditions,
> the controller can only schedule one alarm every 15 minutes. Traffic
> from the guard would also wake the CPU, so if we could ask the guard for
> regular keepalives, we might be able to promise that the CPU will wake
> once every keepalive interval, unless the guard connection's lost, in
> which case it will wake once every 15 minutes. But keepalives from the
> guard would require a protocol change, which would take time to roll
> out, and would let the guard know (if it doesn't already) that the
> client's running on Android.

Tor implemented netflow padding in (May 2017):

Connection padding may act like a keepalive, we should consider this
use case as we improve our padding designs.

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