Opened 19 months ago

Closed 9 months ago

#25497 closed task (wontfix)

Add "idleness" interface support in Orbot

Reported by: ahf Owned by: ahf
Priority: Medium Milestone: Tor: 0.4.0.x-final
Component: Core Tor/Tor Version:
Severity: Minor Keywords: 035-roadmap-master, 034-deferred-20180602, 035-triaged-in-20180711
Cc: Actual Points:
Parent ID: #25499 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor: Sponsor8


A useful demo to have for sponsor 8 would be to patch Orbot to interact with the upcoming Tor "sleep/snooze/hibernate" interface.

This depends upon the roadmap task called "Finalize controller interface for idleness".

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Change History (13)

comment:1 Changed 19 months ago by ahf

Parent ID: #25499

comment:2 Changed 19 months ago by nickm

Proposal 286 was an earlier version of this idea, but in my opinion, we ought to shrink it down.

Probably what we need is as simple as an extra option or two, sort of like DisableNetwork, to temporarily disable other pieces of functionality that use CPU or network resources. Possibly, we need a command to stop or start building predicted circuits -- unless we can already do that with one of our current options.

comment:3 Changed 19 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-roadmap-master added

comment:4 Changed 19 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-roadmap-subtask added

comment:5 Changed 19 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-triage-20180328 added

comment:6 Changed 19 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-included-20180328 added

comment:7 Changed 17 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 034-deferred-20180602 added
Milestone: Tor: 0.3.4.x-finalTor: 0.3.5.x-final

Deferring non-must tickets to 0.3.5

comment:8 Changed 16 months ago by nickm

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

comment:9 Changed 15 months ago by nickm

Keywords: 035-triaged-in-20180711 added

comment:10 Changed 13 months ago by nickm

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

Deferring various feature-y things to 0.3.6. If one of these is actually happening in 0.3.5, please let me know!

comment:11 Changed 11 months 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.

comment:12 Changed 10 months ago by ahf

This should be using the new dormant mode rather than DisableNetwork. See Nick's email here:

comment:13 Changed 9 months ago by nickm

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

Since the scope changed here, we can't upstream the old code; this particular item is wontfix. We can have a new ticket for supporting the dormant mode.

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