Collapsing DVD and CD torrents into one

Casey Dahlin cdahlin at
Mon Oct 20 01:19:14 UTC 2008

Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>>> Jesse Keating wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 14:51 -0500, Jon Ciesla wrote:
>>>>> Does it work it bittorrent-curses?
>>>> I don't think so, but bittorrent-* from is essentially
>>>> dead code to us, since they closed source any newer versions.  I don't
>>>> think we should consider it the 'least common denominator' anymore.
>>> Then why don't you tell us what one can use from the cmdline as easily as
>>> bittorrent-curses?
>>> I agree with seth: mindlessness.  How am I going to explain to a
>>> friend of
>>> mine who wants to download Fedora then?  "Take the torrent from the
>>> site, but
>>> then only download the file with dvd in the name".
>>> Why don't we also include nonfree codecs in the image and make some
>>> cash while
>>> at it?
>> Stop being rude without any provocation at all. Jesse Keating *is*
>> asking for feedback, so you can be courteous while disagreeing.
> I didn't intend to be rude, sorry if it looked that way.  I was showing by
> example that merging the CD and DVD images is making it hard for users to get
> what they want without what they don't want.  I don't think the example was
> too far.
> behdad
To answer your question: rtorrent works from the command line.


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