eDonkey/BitTorrent distribution of LFS's packages

Roland Riegel roland.riegel.maillist at gmx.de
Mon Nov 10 00:19:45 PST 2003

Hi Jeroen!

Sorry for replying so late, I was away over the weekend.

Am Freitag, 7. November 2003 17:35 schrieb Jeroen Coumans:
> Hi Roland Riegel. You said the following on 11/07/03 17:13:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > As I am using my LFS systems on a regular basis, I would like to give
> > something back to the community and provide part of my dsl connection
> > bandwidth for distributing the packages needed to build LFS.
> Great! All help is welcome!

I am happy to help distributing.

> > On the homepage I just found a 4.1 tarball. Does there already exist a
> > 5.0 one? I do have eDonkey up and running, but I absolutely do not have
> > any clue how BitTorrent works, so it could take me a while to set it up
> > on my system.
> Gerard is working on it; he has the 5.0 tarball ready, GPG signed and
> all, but has some troubles with his mldonkey client. Gerard, have you
> read my P2P hint already? http://linuxfromscratch.org/~jeroen/p2p.txt

Fine. Please tell me when it's ready.

> > Please tell me which files I should put into my shared files directory
> > and which other steps are neccessary to get this running.
> Read the above hint; once Gerard has it up and running, we'll run a news
> announcement on some lists and the website.

Read it and set mldonkey up.


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