This is a little command line utility for downloading podcasts into a directory. This can make for easy rsyncing to a flash card, or listening with a command line audio player.

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I use it.  I don’t think anyone else does.  It prints a large amount of crap when running, which I really should clean up.  Otherwise, it is fairly complete, allowing you to do full management from the command line, and offering opml import and export.

Also, it does feature a thread worker pool class.  The implementation is actually a bad idea for any computation task (because of the Python GIL), but it works well enough for code that blocks in C extensions a lot.  Still, another TODO task for me is to update PodTrack to use multiprocessing, which already has worker pools.

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