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Re: Using multicast for security updates

On Fri, Feb 24, 2006 at 11:13:35AM +1100, Geoff Crompton wrote:
> When you say "The server runs a tracker", are you explaining bittorrent,
> or do the security.debian.org servers actually run a tracker at the moment?

I was just explaining bittorrent.  Sorry for the confusion.

> How well does bittorrent work for smaller files? I was always under the
> (possibly mistaken) impression that it worked really well for iso sized
> images (and larger) because the size allowed plenty of time for the
> chunks to get distributed well through out the network.

You're probably right.  If the files are too small, the overhead

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