RE: Console Applet

From: Ivan Kwok <ivan_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 17:51:45 -0700

Yep.

-Ivan

-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 5:49 PM
To: Ivan Kwok
Cc: Ben Ebert; Ty Heath; Jay Mairs; Dylan Douglas; Sergio Alvarez
Subject: Re: Console Applet

What, like it the entire program will kill itself if it hasn't
received file data in x number of seconds or something?

On Apr 9, 2007, at 4:45 PM, Ivan Kwok wrote:

> Z, would it be possible to have a timeout option? Basically, the
> console
> app will quit if is idling for X amount of seconds. It shouldn't count
> it idle when it's actually downloading something from peers, so
> basically when you're receiving file data, you should reset that
> timeout
> counter.
>
> Thanks,
> -Ivan
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Kaczmarek [mailto:stefan_at_thezonie.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 3:46 PM
> To: Ivan Kwok
> Cc: Ben Ebert; Ty Heath; Jay Mairs; Dylan Douglas
> Subject: Re: Console Applet
>
> 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
>
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