[bittorrent] about peer_id

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 03:24:41 EDT 2005

On 10/3/05, FYP 2005 <hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com> wrote:
> After I sent the http get request to the tracker, it only gives me the IP
> and port. However, I expect that the tracker can give me the peer id. May be

Why do you expect that?

> I show u my http get request:
> http://tk.greedland.net/announce?info_hash=8R%D0%05%F4%01%C9%C3%F71%D6%17%0D%DA%BD9V%D1%B87&peer_id=exbc%009%5C%E8%5C%22%09%B3%B5%FC%EC%05%9ACDj&port=10015&natmapped=1&localip=

Just wondering, why compact=0?

> If I set the no_peer_id from 1 to 0 , it gives me an error message: "
> d14:failure reason56:unsupported tracker protocol, please upgrade your
> cliente "

Looks like XBT Tracker. :)

> What can I do in order to get the peer id from the tracker.
> Is there anythings wrong with it ?

Yes. Your expectations. :)
Don't expect to get peer_ids wrong the tracker.

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