Opened 14 years ago

Closed 5 months ago

#6 closed defect (wontfix)

Confused server clocks can screw up timing

Reported by: weasel Owned by: nickm
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: Mixminion-Server Version: 0.0.4
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: weasel Actual Points:
Parent ID: Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:

Description (last modified by arma)

[Moved from bugzilla]
Reporter: nickm@… (Nick Mathewson)
Description:
Opened: 2003-08-29 20:44



Some users have reported that the mixminion server has a nasty failure mode when
a server's clock moves backwards by a large interval. When the server asks
"when did we last (do something)", the answer "tomorrow" can cause crashes or
weird behavior.

I'm deferring this for a while, because (a) I want to get 0.0.5 put to bed, and
(b) the workaround is trivial: keep your clock set right.

[Automatically added by flyspray2trac: Operating System: All]

Child Tickets

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 17 months ago by teor

Severity: Normal

Set all open tickets without a severity to "Normal"

comment:2 Changed 5 months ago by arma

Description: modified (diff)
Resolution: Nonewontfix
Status: assignedclosed

mixminion is dead; long live mixminion

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