Git annex transfers over Tor worked correctly the first time I tried them today. I had been expecting protocol implementation bugs, so this was a nice surprise!
Of course there were some bugs to fix. I had forgotten to add UUID
git annex p2p --link. And, resuming interrupted transfers
Spent some time adding progress updates to the Tor remote. I was curious to see what speed transfers would run. Speed will of course vary depending on the Tor relays being used, but this example with a 100 mb file is not bad:
copy big4 (to peer1...) 62% 1.5MB/s 24s
There are still a couple of known bugs,
but I've merged the
tor branch into
Alpernebbi has built a GUI for editing git-annex metadata.
Something I always wanted!
Read about it here
Today's work was sponsored by Ethan Aubin.