[arch-releng] Bittorrent with webseeds

Steffen Bönigk boenki at gmx.de
Sat Jan 24 04:28:46 EST 2009

Grigorios Bouzakis schrieb:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 12:03:57AM +0100, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>> Am Freitag 23 Januar 2009 18:46:49 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
>>> Yes, on one condition - if you do the generation and tracker uploads
>>> of the torrent files. I did it once and it was a big pain. :)
>> I can do it (I did it several times before). But: I cannot do it before Monday 
>> evening and it's usefull to setup the torrents at least one day before the 
>> announcement.
> Sorry for quoting the wrong part of the discussion, but does anyone have
> any knowledge regarding creation of torrent trackers?
> IMO it would be preferable to distribute ALL ISOs/IMGs even the
> alpha/betas using torrents with the least server load as possible.
> Many distributions have small torrent trackers set up. Maybe its time to
> have that in Arch too. Especially since theres an Official Release Team now,
> which plans on providing as much as possible frequent updates.
> FTR i had suggested the same thing around 2 years ago, but the
> discussion didnt lead anywhere. Maybe things are more mature now.
> Im pretty sure that its not so difficult to set up.
> Greg

Hello, to set up a torrent tracker you may want to try 


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