Re: Console Applet

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 15:46:06 -0700

It keeps trying to get hosts and never quits. (It also farms Ares
hosts as it connects to Ares hosts and gets back X-Alt hosts when
they're busy or something.)

On Apr 9, 2007, at 3:24 PM, Ivan Kwok wrote:

> Z, how long will your app keep trying to download if there is no more
> sources to d/l or they're all busy? Or it just keeps trying and never
> quits?
>
> -Ivan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ivan Kwok
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 3:11 PM
> To: 'Stefan Kaczmarek'
> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ty Heath; Jay Mairs; Dylan Douglas
> Subject: RE: Console Applet
>
> Z, can you add one more option like 'silence' so that it won't output
> anything to the console?
> BTW, how to you read "PIECES"? I saw something like 'PIECES :
> 2222222222222222222212222222221100000000'
>
> -Ivan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 11:11 AM
> To: Ivan Kwok
> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ty Heath; Jay Mairs; Dylan Douglas
> Subject: Re: Console Applet
>
> Ok, here's the console applet.
>
> To use it, you just say:
>
> java -jar console.jar hash=<hash> [path=<path>] [mb=<mb>] [source]
>
> "hash" is the only requred field. It's the 40-byte sha-1.
>
> If "path" is not set, it just writes it to the current folder. It will
> not create folders, so if you're going to want it to be put in a
> folder,
> make sure it already exists. "mb" is the number of MB you want it to
> download. (Since it deals in multiples of 10MB at this point, every
> value will be rounded up to the nearest 10MB.)
>
> If "source" is set, then the app will not close when it is done, but
> will instead continue running as a source. If it is not set, then it
> will close when it is done.
>
> You can't combine a MB limit with "source", though, because you're not
> really a source if you limi the mb downloaded.
>
> Any problems or questions, just let me know.
>
> I'll CVS the source, as well.
>
> Oh, and just and FYI, when you see a bunch of numbers go by in
> parenthesis, that is just a connection attempt. The number is the
> "rank"
> of the source. All sources start out with a rank of 0, and increase or
> decrease based on if they are connectable, are busy, etc.
>
> - Z
Received on Fri Sep 14 2007 - 10:55:53 BST

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