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Re: intelligent iptables gui's



--- Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> wrote:
> On Monday 11 April 2005 20:18, Vinicius wrote:
> >Paul Howarth escreveu:
> >> On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 14:14 -0400, Gene Heskett
> wrote:
> >>>And I just went after the latest BitTorrent
> 4.0.something and
> >>>installed that.  Digging thru the docs, the first
> thing I need to
> >>> do is start a 'tracker', but that fails with an
> error message
> >>> that I don't quite grok:
> >>>[root gene /]# bttrack.py --port 6969 --dfile
> dstate
> >>>Traceback (innermost last):
> >>>  File "/usr/bin/bttrack.py", line 16, in ?
> >>>    from BitTorrent.track import track
> >>>ImportError: No module named BitTorrent.track
> >>>
> >>>Now what?  There isn't any such module in the
> >>>python-2.3/site-packages/BittTorrent subdir, and
> no such file
> >>> exists in the archive either.
> >>
> >> That's strange because I've got one:
> >>
> >> $ rpm -qf
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/BitTorrent/track.py
> >> BitTorrent-4.0.1-1.fc3
> >>
> >> RPM from
> http://www.city-fan.org/ftp/contrib/bittorrent/
> >>
> >> Paul.
> 
> It appears I do too, using that test:
> [root gene /]# rpm -qf
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/BitTorrent/track.py
> BitTorrent-4.0.1-1
> 
> Is there some env var I have to set to make sure it
> looks in the python-2.3
> subdir instead of python-2.2, python-2.1, or even
> python-1.5.  All 5 are
> present on that RH7.3 system.
> 
> I just did an strace on the bttrack.py, and its
> looking in the python-1.5
> tree, failing that and giving up.
> 
> In the FWIW category, in the above path for
> /usr/lib/python-2.3/site-packages,
> BitTorrent is the only package installed there.
> 
> Call me puzzled.  That system was maintained by
> up2date until the service
> was discontinued.  From the clues, it would seem
> that I need to go get
> python-2.3 and install it.
> 
> But the local copy of yum cannot find any python. 
> Can you suggest a repo
> path to add to yum.conf for an old RH7.3 system?
> 
> 
> >Well, I think if you want to serve files then you
> need a tracker, so
> > you should to open the port 6969 on the iptables
> and on the modem.
> > Otherwise, if you want to share with others a file
> you're
> > downloading by BT from someone, then you should
> open the port's
> > range 6881 to 6999 (or less) on the iptables and
> on the modem.
> >
> >IHTH again,
> >Vinicius.
> 
> -- 
> Cheers, Gene
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Dump it and get Azureus!  Powerful GUI and a hell of a
lot easier than fiddling with command line rubbish.

Regards..................KEv :)

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