[arch-releng] How to create a torrent for the ISO

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 17:36:05 EDT 2009

On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Pierre Schmitz<pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> Am Montag 03 August 2009 23:05:22 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
>> I get the following with these config options. Similar error when
>> using the full path:
>> Warning: Can't open accesslist file: whitelist (but will try to create
>> it later, if necessary and possible).
>> PWD: /etc/opentracker
> Maybe the opentracker user cannot read those files? How do you start it?

$ ls -l /etc/opentracker/
total 4
-rw-r--r-- 1 root        root  3432 2009-08-03 17:07 config
-rw-r--r-- 1 opentracker users    0 2009-08-03 17:05 whitelist

$ grep su /etc/rc.d/opentracker
    [ -z "$PID" ] && su opentracker -s /bin/sh -c
"/usr/bin/opentracker -f /etc/opentracker/config&"

>> > Then we need a whitelist file for all torrents we like to share in the
>> > same dir. I use this which includes the previous ones on those archbott
>> > images from tpowa. Everything after a whitespace will be ignored; so I
>> > used it for commenting for the recent entries:
>> So sha1sum file >> whitelist is all that is needed?
> Its not that easy. You need some torrent tools to get the info hash or just
> upload it at some site like http://torrenteditor.com/ and copy the hash fro
> mthere (remvoe the white spaces)

Sounds good. What tools output this hash info?

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