NAMEbittorrent-multi-downloader --- download multiple files using a scatter-gather network
btlaunchmany [options ...] directory
btlaunchmanycurses [options ...] directory
This manual page documents briefly the bittorrent-multi-downloader command.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does not have a manual page.
btlaunchmany and btlaunchmanycurses are programs that ease the use of bittorrent in multiple-downloader situations. The programs check the provided directory for torrent files. When they find any, they start a separate downloader thread for each torrent file. These programs share a common set of options, shown below. For more information on how to run them, and any program-specific options, see their individual man pages.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`--').
In addition to the options shown below, these programs share the same common options
with the normal downloaders, which are documented in
- --parse_dir_interval seconds
- the number of seconds between re-scanning the provided directory (defaults to 60)
- --saveas_style 1|2|3
- how to name torrent downloads (1 = rename to torrent name, 2 = save under name in torrent, 3 = save in directory under torrent name) (defaults to 1 for btlaunchmany, 2 for btlaunchmanycurses)
- --display_path 0|1
- whether to display the full path or the torrent contents for each torrent (defaults to 1 for btlaunchmany, 0 for btlaunchmanycurses)
This manual page was written by Cameron Dale <firstname.lastname@example.org> (based on the original man pages written by Micah Anderson <email@example.com>) for
the Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is
granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under
the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any
later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public
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