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Re: Fedora bittorrent tracker?



On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 12:30:44PM -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 12:07:45PM -0400, Seth Vidal wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>
>> The biggest problem is gonna be uploading it over my *$!* ADSL
>> connection.
>>
>> I wasn't looking for hosting, just for somewhere to store the tracker.
>> It's my understanding (possibly incorrect) that the initial seed and
>> the tracker are separate things which don't need to be kept at the
>> same location.
>>
>
> They don't and if you want us to serve as the tracker but NOT as primary  
> seed then I think that can be worked out, too.
>
> Essentially you'd make a .torrent file with our tracker info in it - send 
> us the .torrent file. We'll drop it in the holding path for the tracker  
> and, ultimately, for our seed.
>
> so we'd start downloading it, too.
>
> or, alternatively, I could see about  setting up a tracker-only non-seed  
> path for our current tracker so that we could just track but not seed.
>
> Provided your seed would be doing all the bit-pushing work :)

Yes.

Thanks.  I'm going to do a bit more research on making a torrent file.

Rich.

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