[BitTorrent] Tracker scrape extension proposal

Jesus Cea jcea at argo.es
Thu Jan 20 11:19:47 EST 2005


Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> One (IMO) nice way would be to add something like info_hashes= with a 
> single string of all info_hashes concatenated in some encoding.

What about keeping state in the tracker?. That is, provide the hashes to 
request in a connection and later request only the state for that 
"session". If the tracker has no idea about the session (reboot, purge), 
simply recreate a new session.

Tracker capabilities could be advertised in the HTTP tracker response, 
using a HTTP header or a new bencoded field.

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