Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of MovedToGitHub/Blocklists


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Nov 7, 2010, 2:24:32 AM (12 years ago)
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    11= Blocklists =
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    43A Blocklist is third-party list of peer addresses to block.  This can be used to block peers whose addresses are believed to belong to spyware or malware manufacturers.
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    65== What blocklist does Transmission Use? ==
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     7There is no standard format for these blocklists, but Transmission supports the two most commonly-used formats.  Both of them are text files in which each line contains a range of IPv4 "dotted quad" addresses to block and an optional comment:
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     9    * {{{invalid ip:000.000.000.000-000.255.255.255}}}
     10    * {{{000.000.000.000 - 000.255.255.255 , 000 , invalid ip}}}
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    812The Transmission Project does not evaluate or endorse any specific blocklists.  If you do not know what blocklist to use, you might [http://www.google.com/search?q=blocklist+url read about some third-party blocklists] and evaluate them on your own.
     
    1620Transmission stores blocklists in a folder named {{{blocklists}}} in its [ConfigFiles configuration folder].
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    18 In that directory, files ending in ".bin" are the bluetack files that Transmission has parsed into a
     22In that directory, files ending in ".bin" are blocklists that Transmission has parsed into a
    1923binary format suitable for quick lookups.  When transmission starts, it scans this directory for
    2024files not ending in ".bin" and tries to parse them.  So to add another blocklist, all you have to