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Re: [tor-talk] Tor is out

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 8:12 PM, Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 08:06:14PM -0400, Roger Dingledine wrote:
>>   o Major features (networking):
>>     - Add a new TokenBucketRefillInterval option to refill token buckets
>>       more frequently than once per second. This should improve network
>>       performance, alleviate queueing problems, and make traffic less
>>       bursty. Implements proposal 183; closes ticket 3630. Design by
>>       Florian Tschorsch and Björn Scheuermann; implementation by
>>       Florian Tschorsch.
> A side effect of this patch is that fast relays may start using more CPU.
> If somebody could profile their relay (ideally before-and-after) to
> learn whether this is a theoretical concern or a practical concern,
> that would be great!

And if you profile but you don't notice a difference, try cranking the
TokenBucketRefillInterval down to 10 msec or so, and seeing how the
profile looks then. :)

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