[bittorrent] large swarms

Martin Defeche martin.defeche at gmail.com
Mon May 11 17:14:23 EDT 2009


Yes of course. And it seems that the program gives bad torrent file. Tell me
if you find a good one ...

2009/5/11 Alan McGovern <alan.mcgovern at gmail.com>

> That's only useful if blizzard implemented peer exchange ;) It'd be
> interesting to find out if they have.
>
> Alan.
>
>
> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 9:45 PM, Martin Defeche <martin.defeche at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> It can really be interesting to use WoW torrent files. Swarms have to be
>> really really big since everybody seeds it !
>>
>> I found a program<http://files.filefront.com/WoW+Torrent+Extractor/;6401990;/fileinfo.html>to do that and I found the patch in different languages in this
>> site<http://www.clubic.com/patch-jeux-video-451-0-world-of-warcraft.html#>
>>
>> Thanks for this wonderful idea :)
>>
>> I will test it immediately
>>
>> 2009/5/11 Matt Pearson <mjp64 at cornell.edu>
>>
>> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 14:31, Peng Wang <pengvvang at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > I am doing some testing of the effectiveness of PEX and distributed
>>> tracker.
>>> > For that I need several large and LEGAL swarms. Anybody knows where I
>>> can
>>> > find those swarms besides Linux distros?
>>> >
>>> > Thanks in advance!
>>>
>>> Blizzard uses BitTorrent for WoW updates and other large files (like
>>> StarCraft 2 videos). They use their own custom client, but it's pretty
>>> easy to extract the torrent file (there are some websites that will do
>>> it for you) from the executable. Their tracker didn't seem to support
>>> scraping last I checked, so I don't know how many peers there actually
>>> are, but with the number of people playing WoW...
>>>
>>> Good luck,
>>> Matt
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