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Re: Apt-Torrent project

(CCing the BTS, where this feature request is already tracked)

On Sat, Oct 30, 2004 at 10:35:53AM +0200, Arnaud Kyheng wrote:

> I love the Debian project, and I have worked on a new development for 
> it: Apt-Torrent :)
> Apt-Torrent is an apt proxy to the Bittorrent network. For security, the 
> package listing, and the .torrent files are downloaded from a regular 
> http server, as usual for a package, but then the whole package is 
> fetched via bittorrent protocol and forwarded to apt :)

Interesting; I hadn't considered implementing this as a proxy.  It would
probably be better to subclass an existing HTTP server implementation,
rather than to implement a subset of HTTP in your package.

 - mdz

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