Re: [Tails-dev] Fixing Torrent files for 4.9

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Subject: Re: [Tails-dev] Fixing Torrent files for 4.9
emma peel:
> intrigeri:
>> Hi,
>> Cyril Brulebois (2020-07-29):
>>> Maybe we should make sure downloading over bittorrent finishes, and
>>> not only starts?
>> This would make the manual testing session start a bit later (with "a
>> bit" being more or less long depending on the RM's Internet
>> connection). What about adding the full Torrent download to the manual
>> testing session instead?
> I think it would be easy to start the torrent at the start of the manual testing session, and check if its finished after the other tests have finished.
> I used to add the torrents to my seedbox while testing, but I haven't done it consistently the last year (as I didn't found any problems in a long time, being only useful a couple of times when the RM already had doubts about the torrent working).
> This would also give one more seeder to spread the torrents when we actually release.

I proceeded to add this test, see commit 077a9150bb.