Re: Torrents killing my conection
On 06/21/2010 03:37 PM, Tim Clewlow wrote:
> As to why this happens at all. Not all operating systems are equal.
> Some systems can send bucket loads of new connections down the line
> very quickly, some (read windoze) have slow IO subsystems and so do
> not send multiple connection requests anywhere near as rapidly. I
> have seen modems (and had to throw them out) that worked fine on
> torrents from windows clients, but crashed very quickly when I ran
> nix/bsd torrent based clients.
For that matter, even different programs (or different versions of a
same program) might behave differently in regard to how many connections
are opened, in how much time, and so on.
True, it returns "" for false, but "" is an even more interesting
number than 0.
-- Larry Wall in <199707300650.XAA05515@wall.org>
Eduardo M KALINOWSKI