LFS-5.x tarball for P2P distribution

Jeroen Coumans jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org
Sun Sep 21 17:47:51 PDT 2003


Hi Joel Miller. You said the following on 09/21/03 20:02:
> On Sun, 21 Sep 2003 19:52:20 +0200, Jeroen Coumans 
>>
>> AFAIK no. There will be no P2P program on the LFS server, so this is 
>> strictly a community-based effort.
>>
>>
> 
> If that's the case then we need either a) someone to host a tracker on 
> one of their own systems, or b) to come to an agreement as to what sites 
> tracker we will use. AFAIK we do need a tracker in order to be able to 
> use a bittorrent file. It is possible that I can do the former of the 
> options on my server back at home, but id prefer not to have to open 
> more ports than are already open on that machine.

Ok, what does it mean to run a tracker? And is there perhaps a public 
tracker we can submit our package to?

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