[BitTorrent] suggestion for bitorrent: auto updates of DLs

Brian Dessent brian at dessent.net
Wed Dec 15 13:10:08 EST 2004

Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> 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?

The 'files' key is a dictionary, and the benc spec says that dictionary
keys are sorted lexicographically.


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