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NAME

mktorrent - simple BitTorrent metainfo file creator  

SYNOPSIS

mktorrent [OPTIONS] <target directory or filename>  

DESCRIPTION

mktorrent is a text-based utility to create BitTorrent metainfo files used by trackers and torrent clients. It can create metainfo files for single files or complete directories in a fast way.  

OPTIONS

-a <url>[,<url>]*
specify the full tracker announce URLs. At least one is required and additional -a add backup trackers

-c <comment>

add a comment to the metainfo

-d

don't write the creation date

-h

show help screen

-l <n>

set the piece length to 2^n bytes, default is 18, that is 2^18 = 256kb

-n <name>

set the name of the torrent, default is the basename of the target

-o <filename>

set the path and filename of the created file, default is <name>.torrent

-p

set the private flag (dissalow DHT and Peer Exchange)

-v

verbose output

-w <url>[,<url>]*

add web seed URLs, additional -w add more URLs
 

COPYRIGH

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.  

AUTHORS

Emil Renner Berthing <esmil@users.sourceforge.net>

This manpage was written for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution by Nico Golde <nion@debian.org>  

BUGS

Please send bug reports, patches, feature requests, praise and general gossip about the program to: esmil@users.sourceforge.net


 

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Time: 21:23:57 GMT, April 16, 2011