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Re: Again about status of p2p-software in Fedora.



On Fri, 2008-02-29 at 13:46 +0300, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> Hello All!
> Why there is no any eMule/eDonkey software titles in Fedora main
> repository while there are number of torrent-related ones? What's the
> difference between them?

The difference is Bittorrent is designed in a way to enable controlled,
legitimate use. Whereas eDonkey and others are generally wild
uncontrollable distributed systems, that make it difficult to completely
divorce yourself from other people's illicit traffic. Even so:

$ yum search edonkey
ed2k_hash-gui.i386 : Edonkey 2000 file hash calculator with FLTK GUI
ed2k_hash.i386 : Edonkey 2000 file hash calculator
ed2k_hash-gui.i386 : Edonkey 2000 file hash calculator with FLTK GUI
ed2k_hash.i386 : Edonkey 2000 file hash calculator
amule.i386 : File sharing client compatible with eDonkey

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