[BitTorrent] suggestion for bitorrent: auto updates of DLs

Olaf van der Spek OvdSpek at LIACS.NL
Wed Dec 15 10:43:15 EST 2004


Mike Ravkine wrote:
> It's implicit.. there's no other way to make sure 2 different .torrent 
> creation programs on 2 different OSs will generate the same torrent file 
> given the same input files.
> I came across this issue when writing MakeTorrent, and decided to follow 
> completedir's example of sorting the file list.

Ah. Is it an implicit suggestion or an implicit requirement?
Would any other things fail if not done?

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>>>You can't "sort by hash" because individual files are not hashed.
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>>>They are however sorted by path/filename for consistency.
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>>That's what Brian said already.
>>But what part of the specs specifies this sort step?
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>>http://bittorrent.com/protocol.html
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