Question about http://torrents.freebsd.org:8080/index.html
sbruno at miralink.com
Fri Feb 8 19:24:24 UTC 2008
Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Sean Bruno <sbruno at miralink.com> writes:
>> I just found it odd that that users couldn't just specify the file to
>> download from the release torrent. It also makes it slightly(read
>> almost negligible) harder to seed effectively as I would need to
>> download more than one centralized torrent. Since I use the complete
>> torrent for my purposes, I can only assist the folks who also download
>> the entire torrent.
> You *can* do it both ways. Right after a release, I often download
> the "everything" torrent, then continue to seed that one while also
> seeding the partial torrents. I use file links to avoid needing to
> download the partial torrents separately.
Ah, that's a good idea. I'll do something like that tonight.
That solution doesn't seem to be very obvious to me though. Not that I am
an expert in this kind of stuff.
/me drops it.
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