[arch-releng] Bittorrent with webseeds

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Sat Jan 24 13:44:53 EST 2009

On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 8:40 PM, Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be> wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jan 2009 11:09:24 -0600
> Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We need a tracker:
>> 1) that only seeds torrents we tell it to, not anything else
>> 2) is relatively lightweight
>> 3) doesn't suck
>> Gentoo uses PHPBTTracker+ 2.1. Debian and Ubuntu use BitTornado. I
>> took a brief look at both of these products this morning and was not
>> impressed- they seem old and a bit out of date, underdeveloped, and
>> just don't do things "right" in my humble opinion. PHPBTTracker has
>> some crazy caching idea where they try to reinvent the wheel and
>> appear to fail miserably. BitTornado looks more usable, although it
>> hasn't been touched in some time and the codebase is not so clean.
>> -Dan
> So, is there anything wrong with linuxtracker.org ? It's not under our
> control but is that a problem?
> Dieter

For example, & for obvious reasons, hosting the alphas on linuxtracker
isnt an option.
Downloading anything from archlinux.org is slow.


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