[Grml] Torrent

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Thu Aug 12 21:50:06 CEST 2021


(explicitly Cc-ing Johan, who sent the mail without being subscribed
to our mailing list)

* Christoph Biedl [Thu Aug 12, 2021 at 09:25:41PM +0200]:
> Johan Kröckel wrote...

> > please reintroduce the torrent/magnet links. They were blazing fast!

> AFAICT they were not published but do exist somewhere, and they worked
> for me.

Exactly, all our mirrors ship the *.torrent files. I just
re-enabled their integration at https://grml.org/download/ for now.

> I was however under the impression torrent as a distribution
> system isn't that much in use as it used to be. When eventually stopping
> the client after a few days I've seldom seen an upload/download ratio
> reaching even just one.

Thanks for raising that question, Christoph. I personally don't use
them at all, and am wondering whether they are really relevant to
our users out there? Otherwise it would save me some extra steps in
our release process and we could also get rid of yet another service
on our infrastructure. :)

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