[BitTorrent] Multi-file seed server

John Reuning john at metalab.unc.edu
Fri Jan 7 11:10:20 EST 2005

I think the new bittorrent.com's 3.9 does this.  However, I'm also
working on a project to facilitate BT for large-scale content
providers.  We've built a permaseed application that runs daemonized for
permanent seeding of torrents.  Here's the project site:


Our goal is to have an alpha-quality release of the permaseed and web
application by the end of the month.



On Fri, 2005-01-07 at 06:28, Kenneth Porter wrote:
> Has anyone written a single binary that can handle serving multiple seeds 
> and perhaps also a tracker? I'd like to launch a single "server" from my 
> boot scripts that takes a list of torrent/seed pairs and seeds each pair 
> specified. Torrents could be either URL's or responsefiles, and the seed 
> would be a local path spec. Ideally one could signal the running server to 
> have it reload its config in case new pairs were added or old ones removed, 
> without disrupting existing connections.
> Can a seed server serve many files from a single initial listening port? Or 
> must it have at least one port per file served? (It's not a show-stopper if 
> that's the case. I'm just curious.)

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