[tor-project] Network team meeting notes from 10 April 2017
nickm at torproject.org
Thu Apr 13 13:26:00 UTC 2017
Hi! Our meeting transcript is at
Below are the status reports from this week
* reviewed code, merged a bunch
* worked on consensus diff stuff (more). Now I have a labeled
storage system that can manage consensuses and make diffs in worker
threads. Next up is actually putting things there as they arrive;
actually launching the "build a diff" stuff, and the tests.
* This week, planning to try to get consensus diff code ready for
some kind of review by end of week.
* Mostly off IRC next week; going on trip with family (kid is on a
- Worked on the recent onion address and ed25519 threads that started in
[tor-dev], and tried to figure out which things are worth doing. I
opened two action item threads:
I'd appreciate feedback from Ian (at least) before I proceed here. Ian
still hasn't replied but I suspect he will just do it
later. Otherwise, I'll ping him.
- Worked some more on prop279 (Name System API).
- Started working on an API for setting up e2e crypto on rendezvous
circuits which is meant to be used by clients and services (#21859).
- Engage more with the ed25519/onion address tor-dev threads I posted above.
- Think more of the size of HS descriptors and about the recent solutions
proposed in #21693.
- Continue e2e circuit work on #21859.
- Revise HS ntor branch based on nick's latest review.
- Figure out GSoC.
- Helped review #21869 for Nick.
- Had an Amsterdam follow-up meeting with Karsten + Samdney regarding
Sponsor4 efforts impact on the metrics team. See:
- Merged various fixes to proposal #278 (from `ahf/prop-278-fixes` on
- Build tool fixing and testing patches for lzma2/zstd code landing (bug
#21662 + 21663)
- Getting more into Rust.
- Looked at GSoC proposals. Doesn't look like there was any submissions for
the IPv6 proposal though.
- Wrote an email to the tor-relays to hear if tor-fw-helper is used by
anybody: so far only one person have replied that they are using it.
- Reviewed issues #21841, #21842
- Bug triaging task: not many new issues on trac.
- Finishing off the remaining assigned issues for the current sponsor4
- Figure out if the compression API can do what we want it to do:
storagedir, directory connections, xxx
- Discuss with Nick about doing additional measurements and compare it to
the measurements we did in early March.
- I'm off for some of Thursday and Friday (easter holidays in Denmark).
Catalyst is out this week.
Not much that Tor would care about yet
- got scheduler switching via function pointers and a torrc option working
- removed more testing-only code
- currently debugging an issue with the kist scheduler that is difficult
- plan is to add a new type of cell to signal lots of extra debugging
on the circuit
- this code will only ever be ran in Shadow
- Worked on implementing mandatory ed25519 cert as link specifier for intro
point in #20657 (prop224 service).
- Wrote prop224 patch and code for #21871.
- With #21871, finalize the introduction point legacy support for prop224 in
- Implemented INTRODUCE replay cache support in #20657.
- Reviewed #16861 this morning. All my comments are in the Gitlab.
- Moved code out of #20657 massive development branch for early upstream
inclusion. Every ticket about it have been put as child of #21888.
- Fixed couple of 031 tickets as well.
- This week will be resolving ticket in 031 and continue #20657 with service
upload descriptor code and unit tests.
- Most of my week last week was spent preparing for and meeting with Mozilla
- This week I will look over the #16861 review.
- Some time may be consumed by taxes :/
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