[rc5] How to get win32 client to send while already online

Tim Charron tcharron at interlog.com
Mon Nov 10 21:28:40 EST 1997


"Andrew Buettner" <buettner at ecn.purdue.edu> wrote:
> Using the win32gui client, I want to only send if a modem connection is
> established, otherwise I want it to do random blocks.  How can I go about
> doing this?

Chris Johnson wrote:
>Sure there is. There's a "lurk" option ("lurk=1" in the .ini file)
>which is supposed to do just that, at least in the non-GUI win32
>version of the client. I use it with threshold settings of 200:1.
>After each block is completed, it'll dump whatever it has if there's 
>a modem connection; otherwise it'll just press on.

There is also a 'lurkonly' option ("lurkonly=1" in the .ini 
file) which does exactly what Andrew is asking for.  It won't 
initiate a connection, but it will take advantage of any 
connections that are created by other applications or the user.

-- Tim
 
Tim Charron
tcharron at interlog.com
tcharron at ctfinance.com
http://www.interlog.com/~tcharron/

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