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Re: TOR dying

On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 10:45:25AM -0400, Jonathan D. Proulx wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 10:19:14AM -0400, Geoffrey Goodell wrote:
> :Thanks for your report.  I have also been running into the same problem,
> :and I submitted it as a bug report:
> :
> :http://bugs.noreply.org/flyspray/index.php?do=details&id=117
> :
> :My suspicion is that the problem is related to the fact that both rodos
> :(my server with the problem) and spoon (presumably your server with the
> :problem) are among the very fastest, with allocation of the most file
> :descriptors.
> :
> :I also suspect that you and I are both running the ancient version of
> :libevent that exists in the form of a Debian package.  Perhaps if we
> :could pester Niels Provos nicely, he might be inclined to give us
> :something that does not have the rare bug exposed by fast Tor servers.
> :;)  Anyway, just a thought.
> Ah, hadn't noticed the BTS yet.  Spoon is mine and it does look like
> the same issue, I guess I'l ping Niels about getting a modern libevent
> packaged, though since there're actually trying for a relese changing
> version is officially frowned upon right now.
> I'll also look at just building an new libevent and see if that helps.

FYI, this looks like a libevent bug -- see the most recent comment on
the bug page linked above.

Nick Mathewson

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