Release Parameters

This page lists what should be done with protover versions or consensus parameters at each release or end of life of a series.

(This follows proposal 303 for the protocol version changes.)

At a Release

At each release, here what needs to be changed:

0.4.1 stable (shipped in Tor Browser)

Consensus Parameters

  • sendme_emit_min_version=1 should be set (#32774)

At End Of Life

For each EOL version, here what needs to be changed:

Recurring End of Life

  • Remove release from git scripts (example: #32772)
  • Remove release from Jenkins builders (example: #32776)
  • Remove release from chutney and sbws CI (example: #32775)

Recurring LTS End of Life

  • Remove consensus methods (example: #32695)
  • Update recommended and required protocols (examples: #32696, #32697, #32698)


Expected: Feb 1st, 2022


  • FlowCtrl=1 should be recommended on March 1st, 2022
  • FlowCtrl=1 should be required on Feb 1st, 2023

Consensus Parameters

  • sendme_accept_min_version=1 should be set on July 1st, 2023.


Expected: Jan 1st, 2020

Recurring tasks only.

Last modified 10 months ago Last modified on Dec 16, 2019, 11:30:37 PM