[BitTorrent] Bittorrent and filesystem API / integration

Jesus Cea jcea at argo.es
Thu Jan 13 04:11:18 EST 2005

Nick Johnson wrote:
> No, that's why I stated that you should check the mtime of the bitmap 
> versus the files it concerns before starting. As long as the program 
> ensures it flushes its buffers for the files before writing the updated 
> bitmap, you know that if the bitmap is newer than the files, it is valid.

Yes. You must do "fsync" everywhere. Performance sucks :-p

Perhaps better to update the bitmap not everytime you complete a part, 
but every minute or so.

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