[BitTorrent] IPv6 and compact tracker response

Konstantin 'Kosta' Welke kosta at fillibach.de
Sun Feb 13 20:06:31 EST 2005

On Sun, 13 Feb 2005 23:57:36 -0000, Paulo S Silva Jr <mstrcontrol at yahoo.com> wrote:

> So if we create an "peers_ipv6" only in conjunction with a "compact"
> request that would have all the IPv6 peers addresses in the same way
> we use "peers" in IPv4.

That was proposed and I guess everyone agreed, yes.

> Further more, we could use the same "peers_ipv6" as the same RPF
> 2553 states how an IPv4 address sould be represented as an IPv6
> address.

Sounds practicable.

> The IPv4 in this sintax is represented with the prefix
> 0:0:0:0:0:FFFF thus the address will be 0:0:0:0:0:FFFF:0A0A:0A05.
> And represented likely in the "peers_ipv6"

I'm no really sure, but isnt ::0A0A:0A05 what you mean?


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