[guardian-dev] hidden services, doze, battery life

arrase arrase at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 20:39:26 EST 2016


El 8 dic. 2016 2:35, "arrase" <arrase at gmail.com> escribió:

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> > When a user wants to have a hidden service active in sleep mode has to
>> pay
>> > the toll imposed by Android and we can not do anything about it without
>> > patching Tor.
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>> I don't see why "patching Tor" is out of the question.  But I understand
>> that making tor work in a low-battery-usage environment is not easy.
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> Maybe on long term :)
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>> > So I think our best approach is to ask the user to include Orbot in the
>> > white list of Doze when there is some hidden service active and remind
>> him
>> > to delete Orbot from the list when all the services are paused.
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>> Doze whitelist is not that big a battery penalty by itself.  I have K-9
>> whitelisted, and the battery usage is reasonable.  However, I'm not sure
>> that's enough to make a HS work.  And doze appears more aggressive in
>> Android 7 than in 6.   I have not really checked K-9's behavior under 7
>> yet.
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> I'm running Android 7, i need more test to be sure about whitelisting.
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