[BitTorrent] [SPAM] Re: IPv6 and compact tracker response

jaxe02 jaxe02 at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 25 09:43:15 EST 2005

--- In BitTorrent at yahoogroups.com, Justin Cormack <justin at s...> wrote:
> If a peer connects on ipv4 it means (modulo buggy dns or explicit use of
> ipv4 IP address) that either the tracker or the peer doesnt have an ipv6
> address, so there wont be any point returning ipv6 clients.
> If a peer connects on ipv6, the situation is less clear, but it
might not
> have an ipv4 address, so be unable to connect to ipv4 clients.
> So the best result is only to return results in the same address family.
> (A client can get around this if it really wants).
> j

I've applied the "send peer addresses belonging to the same address
family as the client connection" tracker policy to the old snark
(http://klomp.org/snark/) client - the modified version, with GUI too,
is here if anyone wants to play with it:


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