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       btreannounce — change the announce address of a torrent file


       btreannounce     trackerURL    file    [file   ...]    [--announce_list


       This manual page documents briefly the btreannounce command.

       This manual page was written for the Debian  distribution  because  the
       original program does not have a manual page.

       btreannounce  is  a program which will change the announce address of a
       existing torrent file. The already existing torrent  specified  by  the
       file argument will be modified to use the new announce url given by the
       trackerURL argument.


       These programs follow the usual GNU  command  line  syntax,  with  long
       options  starting  with  two  dashes  (‘--’).   A summary of options is
       included below.

       --announce_list announceURLlist
                 a list  of  announce  URLs.  This  is  an  optional  list  of
                 redundant/backup  tracker URLs. The format of announceURLlist
                 is as follows:

                 URL[,URL ...][|URL[,URL ...] ...]

                 where the URLs separated by commas are tried  randomly,  then
                 the groups of URLs separated by pipes are tried in sequential
                 order.  If this option is omitted, it is  assumed  you  don’t
                 want   an   announce_list   field   in   the   metafile.   If
                 announce_list is given, clients which support it will  ignore
                 the trackerURL value. (defaults to ’’)


       These  examples  show  how  to  use the --announce_list option in a few

       Try the three trackers (1-3) in sequential order:

       btreannounce trackerURL file --announce_list||

       Try the three trackers (1-3) in a randomly selected order:

       btreannounce trackerURL file --announce_list,,

       Try the main tracker (1) first, then try the  two  backups  (2  and  3)

       btreannounce trackerURL file --announce_list|,


       btcopyannounce(1),  btrename(1),  btsethttpseeds(1), btshowmetainfo(1),


       This manual page  was  written  by  Cameron  Dale  <>
       (based   on   the   original   man  pages  written  by  Micah  Anderson
       <>) for the Debian system (but may be used by  others).
       Permission  is  granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License,  Version  2  or  any
       later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

       On  Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
       can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.