Archives: December 2014

a bittorrent filesystem

One of the main bottlenecks when downloading and seeding content over bittorrent is accessing the disk. This post explores the option to bypass traditional filesystems and use a block device as… One of the main bottlenecks when downloading and seeding content over bittorrent is accessing the disk. This post explores the option to bypass traditional filesystems and . . .

filenames

A .torrent file is very flexible in what it allows a path or filename to contain. Each directory name in a path is a length-prefixed utf-8 string. It can be…A .torrent file is very flexible in what it allows a path or filename to contain. Each directory name in a path is a length-prefixed utf-8 . . .