How does this P2P stuff work?

Richard A Downing FBCS geek109 at
Fri Oct 24 12:59:47 PDT 2003

On Fri, 24 Oct 2003 17:48:33 +0200
Jeroen Coumans <jeroen at> wrote:

> Hi Gerard Beekmans. You said the following on 10/24/03 00:18:
> > On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 04:18:02PM -0600, Gerard Beekmans
> > wrote: Oh and the reason I'm sending this to the website list
> > is that this P2P stuff will be used for the lfs-packages
> > distribution. At least I'll get a tarball, sign it, get it
> > circulating. That's the idea anywya, not having much luck so
> > far.
> Yeah, Richard Downing (?) was working on a hint, but I had
> written a very short intro: 
> To share a package, put it in $HOME/.mldonkey/incoming
> To download a package, enter the link via the GUI or via the
> input box in the web interface.
> I'll add some of this information to the packages page before
> it becomes a FAQ...
> -- 
> Jeroen Coumans (jeroen at
> FAQ and Website Maintainer
> {faq,website}

I have to say I gave up. I just could not get the thing to work
for me.  Maybe my firewall.  So no hint, even in the pipeline.

Cheers, Richard

Richard A Downing FBCS

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