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Commit cb4cedae authored by Nick Mathewson's avatar Nick Mathewson 🐛

Explain why we use "mark_as_used_for_origin_circuit" where we do

Also, explain why it's relevant for bootstrapping.

This is a comments-only patch.
parent 781ab9ee
......@@ -2447,6 +2447,9 @@ channel_get_for_extend,(const char *rsa_id_digest,
if (matches_target) {
if (for_origin_circ) {
/* We were looking for a connection for an origin circuit; this one
* matches, so we'll note that we decided to use it for an origin
* circuit. */
......@@ -365,7 +365,10 @@ channel_tls_handle_incoming(or_connection_t *orconn)
* corresponding to the provided channel.
* This flag indicates that if the connection fails, it might be interesting
* to the bootstrapping subsystem.
* to the bootstrapping subsystem. (The bootstrapping system only cares about
* channels that we have tried to use for our own circuits. Other channels
* may have been launched in response to EXTEND cells from somebody else, and
* if they fail, it won't necessarily indicate a bootstrapping problem.)
channel_mark_as_used_for_origin_circuit(channel_t *chan)
......@@ -591,6 +591,10 @@ circuit_handle_first_hop(origin_circuit_t *circ)
log_info(LD_CIRC,"connect to firsthop failed. Closing.");
/* We didn't find a channel, but we're launching one for an origin
* circuit. (If we decided not to launch a channel, then we found at
* least one once good in-progress channel use for this circuit, and
* marked it in channel_get_for_extend().) */
circuit_chan_publish(circ, n_chan);
......@@ -604,6 +608,7 @@ circuit_handle_first_hop(origin_circuit_t *circ)
} else { /* it's already open. use it. */
circ->base_.n_chan = n_chan;
/* We found a channel, and we're using it for an origin circuit. */
circuit_chan_publish(circ, n_chan);
log_debug(LD_CIRC,"Conn open for %s. Delivering first onion skin.",
......@@ -348,8 +348,17 @@ control_event_bootstrap_prob_or, (const char *warn, int reason,
int dowarn = 0;
if (! or_conn->potentially_used_for_bootstrapping)
if (! or_conn->potentially_used_for_bootstrapping) {
/* We never decided that this channel was a good match for one of our
* origin_circuit_t objects. That means that we probably launched it
* for somebody else, most likely in response to an EXTEND cell.
* Since EXTEND cells can contain arbitrarily broken descriptions of
* relays, a failure on this connection here won't necessarily indicate a
* bootstrapping problem.
if (or_conn->have_noted_bootstrap_problem)
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