SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

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Licho
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SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Licho » 23 May 2009, 02:47

Can automated downloader system now use jobjol as one of its mirrors?

Is there any reason now to still forbid downloaders from using it?

I think that it either works (if file has other mirrors or someone seeds) or people go to jobjol to download it manually anyway. So traffic should not increase at all..

If anything, it will make downloader system more reliable and people will download from site less often. And since downloader splits load to all mirrors in the end it could decrease load on jobjol.
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Caradhras » 25 May 2009, 19:03

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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Hoi » 26 May 2009, 16:36

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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by monkerl » 26 May 2009, 22:01

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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by AF » 26 May 2009, 22:49

Partially because the vast majority of downloads from jjs file site are actually redirected to darkstars.
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That and jjs file system doesn't save things in the expected manner so you would need database calls to figure out which file contains what you wanted.
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by lurker » 26 May 2009, 22:54

Licho's talking about the situation where the file is only on jobjol.
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Pxtl » 26 May 2009, 23:03

lurker wrote:Licho's talking about the situation where the file is only on jobjol.
This. A lot of people are uploading only to Jobjol, and apparently the filehosts are insufficiently incestuous.
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Licho » 27 May 2009, 11:53

Yes, torrent system already uses darkstars (or any other mirror listed on jobjol). But many files stay only on jobjol.
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by AF » 28 May 2009, 15:06

This it would be appear, is a flaw in his mirroring system. You would be wiser to ask for a fix rather than demand bandwidth after all the hassle hes waded through
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Licho » 05 Jun 2009, 00:19

Fixing mirrors would be nice.. if there is need for more mirrors i think springrts can serve as a mirror too..

So yes, as long as jobjol upload to other sites, there is no need to fetch data directly from it.
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Re: SpringLobby torrent system and SpringDownloader and jobjol

Post by Tobi » 05 Jun 2009, 00:20

Licho wrote:Fixing mirrors would be nice.. if there is need for more mirrors i think springrts can serve as a mirror too..
Not for TA content though.
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