[bittorrent] strange mainline version ID

Arvid Norberg c99ang at cs.umu.se
Fri Aug 12 21:31:36 EDT 2005

On Jul 28, 2005, at 14:08, Arnaud Legout wrote:

> Hi,
> does anybody know which client can generate such a peer ID:
>  M4-0-2--h<98><D9><D0><CA><F2>`^EUDP0
> This is not a valid mainline 4.0.2 peer ID, so it is a modification of
> the mainline client, but which one?
> In particular, this modified client always ends its peer ID with UDP0.

It's BitComet. It has a "feature" where it copies or spoofs peer ids,  
but it still always end with UDP0.

Arvid Norberg

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