[tor-talk] Tor is out

Roger Dingledine arma at mit.edu
Thu Sep 29 00:12:36 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 08:06:14PM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>   o Major features (networking):
>     - Add a new TokenBucketRefillInterval option to refill token buckets
>       more frequently than once per second. This should improve network
>       performance, alleviate queueing problems, and make traffic less
>       bursty. Implements proposal 183; closes ticket 3630. Design by
>       Florian Tschorsch and Björn Scheuermann; implementation by
>       Florian Tschorsch.

A side effect of this patch is that fast relays may start using more CPU.

If somebody could profile their relay (ideally before-and-after) to
learn whether this is a theoretical concern or a practical concern,
that would be great!


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