Opened 13 months ago

Last modified 12 days ago

#24064 assigned task

Memory profiling of Tor on Android device

Reported by: ahf Owned by: ahf
Priority: Medium Milestone: Tor: 0.4.0.x-final
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: s8-perf, s8-201710, internal, 035-roadmap-subtask, 035-triaged-in-20180711
Cc: Actual Points:
Parent ID: #26630 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor: Sponsor8

Description

We should collect measurements of memory usage on Android devices in a reproducible manner.

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Change History (18)

comment:1 Changed 13 months ago by ahf

Owner: set to ahf
Status: newassigned

comment:2 Changed 13 months ago by cypherpunks

And how can I optout from this "statistics collection"?

You do have an option for optout all-data-collecting right?

Be honest. Write this to download page or you'll become another evil google.
"If you use Tor, we collect your computer information and what onion you visit."
"Write xxxxx to torrc file to opt-out." <--- Ideas?

comment:4 Changed 13 months ago by nickm

cypherpunks, you seriously misunderstood the purposes of this ticket.

It is about doing our own measurements on our own devices under lab conditions, so we can find out how much memory Tor is using.

comment:5 Changed 13 months ago by ahf

Hello!

You don't have to opt in or out of anything.

This is an experiment we are doing on *my* (as in, the device I carry with me in my pocket) Android phone to figure out if we can make Tor use less memory - once we have some results from this, which you can look at for yourself, we will figure out some places in the Tor source code where we will optimise and see if we can make Tor perform better such that it uses less memory on Android phones. This will hopefully allow more people, even with inexpensive devices, to have a decent experience using Tor :-)

Last edited 13 months ago by ahf (previous) (diff)

comment:6 Changed 13 months ago by cypherpunks

Keywords: internal added

comment:7 Changed 13 months ago by cypherpunks

lol this cypherpunks misunderstood this ticket. But Tor project should tag properly.

I suggest "internal" tag or "teamonly" tag.

comment:8 Changed 8 months ago by dgoulet

Milestone: Tor: 0.3.4.x-final

comment:9 Changed 8 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-triage-20180328 added

comment:10 Changed 8 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-removed-20180328 added

Per our triage process, these tickets are pending removal from 0.3.4.

comment:11 Changed 7 months ago by nickm

Milestone: Tor: 0.3.4.x-finalTor: unspecified

These tickets, tagged with 034-removed-*, are no longer in-scope for 0.3.4. We can reconsider any of them, if time permits.

comment:12 Changed 5 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 035-roadmap-master added; 034-triage-20180328 034-removed-20180328 removed

comment:13 Changed 5 months ago by nickm

Parent ID: #24061#26630

comment:14 Changed 5 months ago by nickm

Milestone: Tor: unspecifiedTor: 0.3.5.x-final

comment:15 Changed 5 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 035-roadmap-subtask added; 035-roadmap-master removed

comment:16 Changed 4 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 035-triaged-in-20180711 added

comment:17 Changed 8 weeks ago by ahf

Milestone: Tor: 0.3.5.x-finalTor: 0.3.6.x-final

comment:18 Changed 12 days ago by nickm

Milestone: Tor: 0.3.6.x-finalTor: 0.4.0.x-final

Tor 0.3.6.x has been renamed to 0.4.0.x.

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