slightly off: bittorrent client

Gergely Kontra <>
Mon Jun 12 23:43:49 CEST 2006


On 6/11/06, Julian Fondren <> wrote:
> You can find docs on http://www.erlang.org/ , as on-line HTML, as an HTML
> tarball, and as a manpage tarball.  I normally untar HTML and man pages
> under /usr/local/lib/erlang , where Erlang installs, and then edit MANPATH
> and add bookmarks as appropriate.
>
> I haven't looked very hard, but it doesn't seem that an Erlang bittorrent
> /client/ exists.  You might find it instructive to write one.

Ok, I've found this:
http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200605/msg00207.html

Tried to start it with the script with the following result:

./start
Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.5 [source] [async-threads:0] [hipe]

Eshell V5.5  (abort with ^G)
1>
=INFO REPORT==== 11-Jun-2006::23:36:59 ===
    application: tracker
    exited: {bad_return,{{tracker,start,[normal,[]]},
                         {'EXIT',{undef,
                                     [{tracker,start,[normal,[]]},
                                      {application_master,start_it_old,4}]}}}}
    type: temporary


>
> Anyway, you suggest that you do in fact have an Erlang bittorrent client and
> just don't know how to set it up.  Well, ask questions.  "I don't know how to
> set it up" only forces us to try and drag the question you should have asked
> out of you.
>
>
> On 6/10/06, Gergely Kontra <> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > A week ago I was told about erlang, and I was impressed the speed of
> > the code, and finding another ML.
> > But for now, I just want to replace my CPU eater bittorrent client to
> > replace with an erlang one (I've found a message about that on this
> > ML's archive), but I couldn't find any guide how to set it up.
> > I have installed erlang and yaws from package under debian, and don't
> > know where to hunt for docs.

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