[tor-project] Network meeting, July 13th

Gaba gaba at torproject.org
Mon Jul 13 17:58:22 UTC 2020


Network meetings are happening every Monday at 1700UTC on
#tor-meeting in irc.oftc.net. Everyone is welcome to participate in them!

Here are the logs and notes for the meeting on July 13th.


Contents of the pad for today:

== Network meeting pad! ==

Next meeting is at Monday 20th July 1700 UTC on #tor-meeting on OFTC.

June Schedule:
    * Monday 20 July 17:00 UTC

Welcome to our meeting!
We meet each month at: Mondays at 1700 UTC
On #tor-meeting on OFTC.

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== Previous notes ==
(Search the tor-project mailing list archive for older notes.)
15 June:
22 June:

== Stuff to do every week ==

    Let's check and update our roadmap:

    What's done, and what's coming up? Any change?

    Board: https://gitlab.torproject.org/groups/tpo/core/-/boards

    S28 & S30 - Continue after October - Ahf

    S55 - Nickm & dgoulet

    Non sponsor stuff

    DoS defenses = Dgoulet + Asn

    Library Size reduction = Ahf + Dgoulet

    sbws = Ahf + Juga

    Check reviewer assignments! How reviews from last week worked? Any
blocker? Here are the outstanding reviews, oldest first, including sbws:

    Merge requests in Core:


    Let's check out 0.4.4 release status and open tickets!

    Tickets in 0.4.4.x with no owner.









== Reminders ==

* Remember to "/me status: foo" at least once daily.
* Remember that our current code reviews should be done by end-of-week.
* Make sure you are in touch with everybody with whom you are doing work
for the next releases.

* Check other's people call for help in their entries.

    Volunteers need help. Please help them when you are around. Maybe we
should have times of day when different people are responders, and
expectations of who helps.

---- 13 July 2020

== Announcements [please date] ==

== Discussion [please date] ==

    issues in https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/core/team/-/issues

=== Active Proposed Policies ===

* Pull Request Guidelines (stalled)

=== Design proposals under discussion ===

315: require more fields in directory documents (still waiting [6/1])
316: flashflow (asn and nickm are reviewing, should schedule discussion
with pastly. [5/18])
317: dns (under discussion on ML [5/18])
318: limit protovers (waiting for more commment; needs discussion [6/1])
319: wide everything (nick replied on ml; waiting for more discussion [6/1])
320: tap out again
    - Do we have a consensus to replace this with a "deprecate v2 onion
services" proposal? If so, who writes it? [6/1]
protover rethinking (teor's email to tor-dev) (nick needs to reply [5/18])
321: happy families (need feedback [6/1])
322: dirport linkspec (need feedback [6/1])

== Recommended links ==

== Updates ==

    Week of XYZ (planned):
        - What you planned for last week.
    Week of XYZ (actual):
        - What you did last week.
    Week of ABC (planned):
        - What you're planning to do this week.
    Help with:

         - Something you may need help with.


Leave the "Planned" parts!
Leave the parts for last week and this week!

    Week of 6 July (planned):
        - Revise my working checklists, and distribute them?
        - Stable releases-- aim for end-of-week.
        - Review and merge
        - S55:
            - Export statistics
        - 044 work:
            - All "must", all "should".
            - Some "can"?
        - Release packed cell proposal (fitting multiple relay commands
in a cell)
    Week of 6 July (actual):
        - Stable releases, 0442-alpha
        - Export statistics for S55
        - All assigned 044 must and should tickets
        - Various CI hacking, trying to make everything pass again.
        - Released proposal for packed cells
    Week of 13 July (planned):
        - Revise my working checklists, and distribute them?
        - Keep an eye on blog comments for release posts
        - Review and merge stuff, with prioirity for 044 fixes.
        - Help with 044 fixes.
        - S55 hacking
        - Misc tool and technical debt hacking
        - Keep an eye on OpenSSL bug status

    Week of 7/6 (planned):
        - Windows \r\n issues (#33781, #26316)
        - Get profiles done on iOS for memory consumption.
        - Work on Android stuff with the Browser Team.
        - Help if I can with Gitlab#41.
    Week of 7/6 (actually)
        - Submitted patches for \r\n Windows/Unix issues.
        - Solved Gitlab#41 with Hiro
        - Wrote first draft of the Lobby interface for user-signup.
        - Merged some issues.
        - Played around with reproducible dist builds after our meeting
        - Tried to see what low hanging fruits I could collect on iOS
from config changes.
        - Rebased my limited patches on Fenix
    Week of 13/6 (planned)
        - Fenix
        - Land \r\n issues.
        - Help with merges/reviews on sbws

  Week of 29/06 (planned):
  - More PoW work
  - A look at v3 metrics.
  - More OBv3 hackathon. Someone is hacking on distinct descriptor support.
  - Need to adapt the gitlab process to using MRs as discussed on Thurdsay.
  - A bunch more reviews & merges.
  Week of 29/06 (actual):
  - Lots of network team reviews/merges/bugfixes work.
  - Some v3 metrics work.
  - More OBv3 reviews.
  - Triaging gitlab tickets.
  Week of 06/07 (planned);
  - Going AFK on Friday so biggest priority is to finish all
reviews/merges/044 tickets by then.

    Week of July 6 (planned):
        - Get code-coverage PR cleaned up and merged
        - Implement phantom memory-marshalling optimization "for real"
and merge
    Week of July 6 (actual):
        - Got code-coverage tracking merged into shadow
        - Reworked CI to move logic from GH proprietary config to shell
        and added scripts to run it locally via Docker
        - More work on memory-marshalling mmap optimization: wrote an
        IntervalMap in Rust to track mmap state
    Week of July 13 (planned):
        - Memory-marshalling mmap optimization

    Week of 18 May (planned):
        - Finish bones of external FlashFlow repo (python?) to control
tor clients
          that perform FF measurements
        - Finish bones of little-t tor changes s.t. measurement can be
        - Discuss FlashFlow with network team devs as they have questions

    Week of May 25 (planned):
        - close up work on #33609
        - get started on other s55 tickets, potentially knock out 'easy'
ones first and take it from there
        - update https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/doc/gsoc
with my information
    Week of May 25 (actual):
        - #33609 ready for review
        - started hunting down and working on other Sponsor55-can and
-must issues
        - talking in #tor-project about wiki
    Week of June 1 (actual):
        - opened and made #34381 ready for review
        - IPv4 part of #32888
    Week of June 8 (planned):
        - #33598
        - IPv6 part of #32888 <-- do you have a ticket for it?
    Week of June 8 (actual):
        - #32888 IPv6 PR: https://github.com/torproject/tor/pull/1932
        - requested reproducibility info for
https://bugs.torproject.org/33598 -- maybe I'll start thread on tor-dev@
since trac is read-only
        - wrote Outreachy blog post explaining Tor's IPv6 goals
    Week of June 15 (planned):
        - during meeting, poke someone about
        - chutney work with nickm (#34445 - #34448)
        - force myself to remain regularly active on tor-dev@ so we can
get things done more efficiently :)
        - in general just check behind myself and others to clean up
open issues in need of commentary or review
    Week of June 15 (actual):
        - started work on more chutney documention
        - opened discussions on gitlab about chutney components
    Week of June 22 (planned):
        - continue chutney discussion/work
        - #32888 / work on Address config to support IPv6
    Week of July 6 (actual):
        - fix up chutney #40002

  Week of 29/06 (actual):
    - s55: See #33049 for progress. Most of my week was on IPv6 tickets
      on code or review.
    - Merges and reviews.
    - Wrote hs-v2 deprecation blog post. Published now.
    - We got the HS-v2 deprecation warning #40003 in.
  Week of 06/07 (planned);
    - Simply continue s55 work...
    - If time allows it, really need to address the fallbackdir situation.

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