[BitTorrent] info_hash help

Eric Petit titer at m0k.org
Mon Nov 22 10:40:45 EST 2004


On Nov 22, 2004, at 7:54, Adam Lyttle wrote:
> The specification states that I need to hash the info dictionary
> value, what does this mean exactly? What part of the following example
> would I hash?
>
> :infod6:lengthi184102912e4:name10:..........12:piece
> lengthi262144e6:6:pieces3:...e

What you whould hash here is:
d6:lengthi184102912e4:name10:..........12:piecelengthi262144e6:6: 
pieces3:...e

> Also, I have noticed that there are two 'e' values at the very end of
> the torrent file. Should I be placing both of these values into the
> hash, or one, or none?

Just one. The first one marks the end if the "info" dictionnary, the  
second one is the end of the global dictionnary.

-- 
Eric Petit <titer at m0k.org>



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