[Bitcoin-development] Bootstrapping via BitTorrent trackers

Gavin gavinandresen at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 18:41:35 UTC 2011


> The most practical way I see how to improve DNS bootstrapping is
> publishing build instructions for a simple DNS server build and a
> script which feeds it with node data. Something simple like djbdns plus
> a perl script, or similar zerigo API script, would do. Than anyone can
> host it. All left to do than is to hardcode a bunch of such DNS seeds
> into the client.

Adding that code to bitcoin in a contrib/dns folder seems like a good idea.  I'd be happy to run a dns seed.



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