Re: Console Applet

From: Stefan Kaczmarek <stefan_at_thezonie.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2007 17:56:01 -0700

Ok, I can add that. :)

On Apr 9, 2007, at 5:51 PM, Ivan Kwok wrote:

> 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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