[arch-general] (Off-topic) Command-line torrent download tool

Kryptxy kryptxy at protonmail.com
Wed Jul 26 01:22:04 UTC 2017

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] (Off-topic) Command-line torrent download tool
> Local Time: July 25, 2017 7:59 PM
> UTC Time: July 25, 2017 2:29 PM
> From: eschwartz at archlinux.org
> To: arch-general at archlinux.org
> On 07/24/2017 09:05 PM, Kryptxy via arch-general wrote:
>> Hi there, I"m not sure if the PKGBUILD will be accepted in AUR. I had
>> once posted a thread in open-source contributions in arch formus, but
>> was taken down due to legal issues (end of the day, TPB is illegal
>> :P). So I didn"t put effort in building PKGBUILD. That"s the ONLY
>> reason I posted about it here.
>> Also, it"s not a torrent client. It just scraps thepiratebay proxy
>> sites, and displays results in console window.
> Because if the AUR, and the forums, don"t allow it, then it is better to
> use the mailing list run by the same organization... because why?
> This seems like questionable logic.
> That being said, we have bittorrent clients available in the offical
> repos and the AUR, and e.g. qbittorrent (in [community]) comes with a
> builtin search indexer that searches thepiratebay among several other sites.
> --
> Eli Schwartz

No logic here. Don't know what was I thinking last night that I posted about this project here (stupid me!).
I do regret posting it. Won't happen again.

(Last reply (the same one) was supposed to be sent for this :S)

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