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Old 05-24-2011, 12:05 PM   #1
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A tool for extractin file names from *.torrent fies


Hi,
I need to know file names in torrent without opening torrent client. Know and extract for further actions.
 
Old 05-24-2011, 12:52 PM   #2
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Hi,

I assume you want to do this from CLI. The information can be easily extracted with ctorrent.
Code:
ctorrent -x file.torrent
You can further parse the output with sed/awk/perl to extract the info you need. I do not recommend to parse the *.torrent file directly with one of the above tools since it is "semi-binary".

Hope this helps.
 
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Old 05-24-2011, 02:44 PM   #3
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Great thanks. After I posted I found that the same can do btpd with
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btinfo file.torrent
 
  


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