Opened 7 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#1725 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Planet.osm Torrent + Tracker Support

Reported by: openstreetmap@… Owned by: openstreetmap@…
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: admin Version:
Keywords: planet dump track torrent Cc: Matija, Nalis


Consider Torrent + Tracker support for planet.osm
With seeding.

Maybe RSS too.

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Changed 5 years ago by wildduck


comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by wildduck

I propose we use this patched, mktorrent and transmission-remote/daemon to serve planet.osm and changesets by bittorrent.

Bittorrent is fast, reliable, decentralized and mirrors would profit from faster release time of files.

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by Matija Nalis

  • Cc Matija Nalis added

I've implemented proof-of-concept (with IPv4+IPv6, webseed and RSS) at

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by iandees

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Resolving this since external services are handling torrenting the planet files.

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