[Wikireader] updates not working?
dj6mf at frombob.to
Sat Jul 7 04:28:46 CEST 2012
On 07/06/2012 12:00 AM, Doug Jones wrote:
> On 07/05/2012 03:28 PM, Doug Jones wrote:
>> On 07/05/2012 02:06 PM, Alexander Lehner wrote:
>>> On Thu, 5 Jul 2012, Doug Jones wrote:
>>>> I see there are some new Wikireader updates available:
>>>> But I can't download them -- the tracker times out.
>>>> Anybody else having this problem?
>>> yes, me. Tried it with the german depedia and using azureus/vuze as
>>> torrent client.
>>> There seem to be no sources.
>> Looks like Openmoko is using the Amazon cloud to host these files. The
>> tracker is at http://tracker.amazonaws.com:6969/announce and it times
>> out when you talk to it.
>> Developers have accessed these files recently; Siebrand Mazeland and
>> Christopher Hall have done github updates within the last couple weeks,
>> and there's a base files update on the download page dated 20 June. So
>> this must be a recent problem.
> Workaround, for anybody who wants updates and is in a hurry:
> Copy the desired link URL from that page, paste it into the address bar
> of your browser, then strip the "?torrent" from the end, and hit Enter.
> This will download the entire file (up to 1GB!) instead of just the
> corresponding .torrent file.
> (Yes, the files are all there... it's just the bittorrent tracker that
> is down.)
> While you're there, also download the .torrent file. Then when both
> downloads are complete, you can use your bittorrent client to verify
> that the big file you downloaded is correct.
I can see the tracker now. Thanks to whoever fixed it.
I am seeding a bunch of these files now.
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