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Home page: http://erdgeist.org/arts/software/opentracker
Summary: An open and free bittorrent tracker
opentracker is a open and free bittorrent tracker project. It aims for minimal
resource usage and is intended to run at your wlan router. Currently it is
deployed as an open and free tracker instance.
Utilizing the highly scalable server framework from libowfat, opentracker can
easily serve multiple thousands of requests on a standard plastic WLAN-router,
limited only by your kernels capabilities ;)
One important design decision of opentracker was to not store any data
persistently. This reduces wear&tear on hard disks and eliminates problems
with corrupt databases.
opentracker allows several instances running in a cluster. Those clusters can
be synced with a simple protocol extension proposed here and implemented in
List of contributors:
- Update to cvs snapshot from 30.08.2010.
- Add sample config for nginx (for retracker mode).
- Don't build with -DWANT_ACCESSLIST_WHITE.
- Add initscript.
- Fix configs packaging.
- initial build for ALT Linux Sisyphus
- Initial build for Sisyphus.