TorrentBroadcastFactory is a BroadcastFactory of TorrentBroadcasts, i.e. BitTorrent-like broadcast variables.

As of Spark 2.0 TorrentBroadcastFactory is the only implementation of BroadcastFactory.

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Creating TorrentBroadcast — newBroadcast Method

newBroadcast[T: ClassTag](value_ : T, isLocal: Boolean, id: Long): Broadcast[T]
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newBroadcast creates a TorrentBroadcast (for the input value_ and id and ignoring the isLocal parameter).