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RE: controller GETINFO ns/id/fingerprint "s" record
> On Tue, May 27, 2008 at 02:19:22PM -0700, Wesley Kenzie wrote:
> > >"where does the data originate from when the controller GETINFO
> > >command is used? Does it just grab data out of the
> cached* files on
> > >disk? Or poll one of the directory authorities? Or
> something else?"
> > I am still waiting for someone to help with this question. Using a
> > controller interface, when I issue a GETINFO ns/id/* or GETINFO
> > desc/id/* command where does the response data come from? Does it
> > just come out of the cloud from one of the directory authorities?
> > Does it get read from the local cached* file(s)? Does it get
> > calculated dynamically in real time?
> It gets answered by your local Tor process based on the
> directory information that it has locally. It doesn't trigger
> any new fetches.
So how often is the local directory information updated? And if I use the
controller to GETINFO desc/all-recent and GETINFO ns/all and spin through
all the responses, is this sufficient to ensure the local directory
information is as current as possible?