[BitTorrent] Re: IPv6 and compact tracker response

jaxe02 jaxe02 at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 16 06:19:30 EST 2005



Hi Paulo,

--- In BitTorrent at yahoogroups.com, "Paulo S Silva Jr"
<mstrcontrol at y...> wrote:
> 
> Greetings Programs,
> 
...
> 
> OK... let's try to wrap it up for good:
> - "peers"      : List of IPv4 addresses ONLY ( 6 bytes each)
> - "peers_ipv6" : List of IPv6 addresses ONLY (14 bytes each)
> 
OK seems reasonable to me (of course, this should be valid only in
compact mode - I think that when compact mode is not used, "peers"
could also covey IPv6 addresses in literal form, or DNS names)

> 
> PS: I've posted an explanation of the tracker protocol at 
> http://wiki.theory.org/BitTorrentTrackerProtocol and would 
> appreciate very much your commets.

I'm having a look at it, thanks.

Cheers,
LF





 
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