[BitTorrent] Multi-file seed server

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Fri Jan 7 10:21:43 EST 2005


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 

Yes, XBT Client written in C++ can do that. Available for both Linux and 
Windows in source form and for Windows in binary form.
It has a UDP tracker.

> 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.)

XBT Client is a single-port client.


 
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