[bittorrent] Peers sending a handshake of 48 bytes

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 13:30:05 EST 2005

On 11/9/05, Joris Guisson <joris.guisson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a weird problem, it appears that some clients only send a
> handshake of 48 bytes, they just don't include a peer id. Which is
> fine for me, I don't use the PeerID for much, but it's not exactly
> according to the protocol.
> Does anybody know which client is doing this, and why it is doing this
> ? Is this some extension to the protocol which I'm not aware of ?

It (probably) waits for you to answer the first part and only then
sends the second part.

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