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Re: Announce: amnesia Live system 0.4.2


Just checked a bit.
On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 11:13:05AM +0100, intrigeri wrote:
>Hannah Schroeter wrote (09 Feb 2010 21:26:07 GMT) :
>> 404 Not found for both the RSS and the Atom.

>oops, sorry, the correct links are:

>- RSS: https://amnesia.boum.org/torrents/rss/index.rss
>- Atom: https://amnesia.boum.org/torrents/rss/index.atom

They're right now.

>> Btw, if you want people to do something (keep seeds running),
>> perhaps make it less work for them. I.e. push principle instead of
>> pull principle (having to actively "poll" a feed on and off, no, I'm
>> not one of the RSS/... junkies anyway).

>Well, this would be great, but I don't know any way of pushing new
>.torrent files to seeds we don't manage ourselves; we need to research
>this, as solutions probably exist already. Any idea?

I don't see a *completely* automatic solution, and I didn't mean it
either. I meant things like announcing them by mail (and ensuring that
one doesn't need *too* frequent updates, as that would pose additional
workload on seed operators, as well as additional download load to them,

>> One also has to follow quite many links from the start page (or the
>> download page) to finally actually *get* to the torrents. Perhaps
>> optimize the link depth?

>Ack, we will try to fix this.


>> wget also complains about a certificate mismatch

>> $ wget
>> https://amnesia.boum.org/torrents/files/amnesia-i386-gnome-0.4.2-20100207.torrent
>> --22:25:04--
>> https://amnesia.boum.org/torrents/files/amnesia-i386-gnome-0.4.2-20100207.torrent
>>            => `amnesia-i386-gnome-0.4.2-20100207.torrent'
>> Resolving amnesia.boum.org...
>> Connecting to amnesia.boum.org||:443... connected.
>> ERROR: certificate common name `boum.org' doesn't match requested host
>> name `amnesia.boum.org'.
>> To connect to amnesia.boum.org insecurely, use `--no-check-certificate'.
>> Unable to establish SSL connection.

>Agreed, this is truly annoying.

>The certificate is actually valid: it has the *.boum.org wildcard
>listed in "Subject Alternative Name". Many clients, such as wget,
>don't understand such valid, though uncommon, certificates. I'll ask
>the webhost sysadmins to get a new certificate with amnesia.boum.org
>explicitly listed as a SubjAltName.


Staying tuned a bit.

Kind regards,

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