troymills at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 07:04:37 PDT 2004
The "gain" for dialup users would be indirect but ultimately everyone
would benefit. Those who chose to do CVSup and download ISOs from the
FTP server may see an indirect gain in speed as the bandwidth load
(from those downloading ISO's) would distributed to the people who
wish to help seed the torrent. It would obviously be a bigger help
around the time when new versions come out and the servers are being
I'm not sure if that explanation was clear or not but it seems obvious
to me what the bonuses would be.
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004 16:52:06 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas
<keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> wrote:
> On 2004-10-05 21:06, Marcus Meng <aenslad.mackenzie at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Has anyone ever considered setting up a bittorrent tracker for FreeBSD
> > distributions?
> The usual methods (FTP, CVS, CVSup) work fine so far. What would that
> gain for the end-user who's sitting on a slow dialup link somewhere?
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