[tor-relays] Help With Autoupdating Tor Software

Keifer Bly keifer.bly at gmail.com
Wed May 2 18:20:24 UTC 2018

One more question, if I were to restart my relay now, would that mean that my mid time between failures would NOT get closer to 6 days? That’s what is at now. Thanks.

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> On May 2, 2018, at 2:33 AM, teor <teor2345 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2 May 2018, at 19:20, Iain Learmonth <irl at torproject.org> wrote:
>>> On 02/05/18 09:50, teor wrote:
>>> Being in the consensus is called "Running", but what it actually means is
>>> that a majority of directory authorities found your relay reachable.
>>> So perhaps we could use:
>>> * uptime for the amount of time since the tor process started
>>> * reachable time for the amount of time the relay has been online and
>>> available to clients
>> I will raise this issue at the next Metrics team meeting on Thursday.
>> I'm not sure how many clients we would break if we rename the uptime
>> documents, but maybe it's the right thing to do in the long run.
> I think you should prioritise renaming things in relay search and the
> metrics website.
> Renaming backends isn't as high a priority: updating the specification
> is much cheaper, and it achieves a similar outcome.
> T
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