Fedora Torrent seeder plans and future
mspevack at fedoraproject.org
Tue Jan 31 04:39:27 UTC 2012
On Sun, 29 Jan 2012, Garrett Holmstrom wrote:
> The original purpose of this thread was to discuss torrent seeds for
> Fedora disk images. S3 seems like a reasonable way to accomplish this
> with a minimum amount of work, but please don't conflate a solution to
> media distribution and an entire package mirror that will take much
> more resources to run.
You are right that this thread should be about one and only one topic --
S3 as an option for seeding the images.
So let's definitely separate that out and start by putting together a
plan that is limited in scope *only* to what it would take to use S3 as
a bittorrent seeder.
>From what I've seen, this is stupidly easy, to the point where from the
Fedora perspective, I'd think the only arguments would be about using a
non-FOSS web service for an infrastructure project and estimating the
cost, rather than the technical issues, which are pretty close to
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