Kamaelia docs : Kamaelia.Protocol.Torrent.TorrentService.TorrentService


For examples and more explanations, see the module level docs.

class TorrentService(Axon.AdaptiveCommsComponent.AdaptiveCommsComponent)

TorrentService() -> new TorrentService component

Use TorrentService.getTorrentService(...) in preference as it returns an existing instance, or automatically creates a new one.


  • control : Recieving a Axon.Ipc.shutdown() message here causes shutdown
  • _torrentcontrol : Notice that TorrentClient has shutdown
  • inbox : Connects to TorrentClient (the BitTorrent code)
  • notify : Used to be notified about things to select


  • debug : Information that may aid debugging
  • outbox : Connects to TorrentClient (the BitTorrent code)
  • signal : Not used

Methods defined here


You should be using the inbox/outbox interface, not these methods (except construction). This documentation is designed as a roadmap as to their functionalilty for maintainers and new component developers.

addClient(self, replyService)

Registers a TorrentPatron with this service, creating an outbox connected to it


Main loop

removeClient(self, replyService)

Deregisters a TorrentPatron with this service, deleting its outbox

sendToClient(self, msg, replyService)

Send a message to a TorrentPatron


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