Transmission for default torrent client in Gutsy!

Zach Tibbitts zach at collegegeek.org
Wed May 30 15:42:37 UTC 2007


Jean-Fran├žois Gagnon Laporte wrote:
> Hi Alec,
>
> On 5/30/07, Alec Wright <alecjw at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip>
>   
>> Deluge has these features, and its written in pyGTK, but it's not stable
>> yet.
>> Its only available in edgy backports and gutsy, does anyone know why?
>> http://packages.ubuntu.com/cgi-bin/search_packages.pl?searchon=names&version=all&exact=1&keywords=deluge-torrent
>>
>>     
> Here's why : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/deluge-torrent/+bug/105187
>
> From the bug report : "The current deluge-torrent binary in
> feisty/universe potentially corrupts its torrent downloads[0]. Its
> upstream developer has stated that he'd rather not have the current
> broken release in feisty at all."
>
> For more details, have a look at the bug report.
>   
>> I think that when it becomes stable, it could be a candidate for
>> ubuntu's default bittorrent client.
>>     
>
> I totally agree as I use it too and it gets the job done.
>
>   
>> --
>> Alec Wright
>>
>>     
>
> Regards,
>
> Jean-Francois
>
>   
Hi,

I'm the developer that requested that Deluge be pulled from Feisty's 
repositories.  If anyone is wanting to use it on Feisty, we have debs 
built from Debian's sources on http://deluge-torrent.org

Zach




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