slightly off: bittorrent client

Mattias Wadman <>
Tue Jun 13 00:35:37 CEST 2006


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

It's not a bittorrent client it's a bittorrent tracker, the server that 
is contacted by clients to get other client peers.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bittorrent

> 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

Did you compile the code? run "make" first, you also need to modify the 
start script to have the correct yaws ebin path.

-Mattias



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