[bittorrent] about peer_id
hkucsfyp2005 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 13:31:57 EDT 2005
>* 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.
>Why do you expect that?
Because I read the BT Specification, it tells me that the tracker can
respond me the peer id.
>* I show u my http get request:
>Just wondering, why compact=0?
Compact = 0 because I don't want to accept a compact response from the
tracker. I tried to use compact =1 , but it gives me some "Strange" words.
However, if i use compact =0 , it can show me port and IP without giving me
some "Strange" words.
>* 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.
Sorry, I don't understand what you mean . Can you tell me more ?
In fact, I am implementing a small programme to communicate with other
I just want to get the information of the peers instead of download or
upload anything to them...
First of all, I need to get the peer id from the tracker in order to
communicate with them.
However, I only can get the IP and port of the peers from the tracker.
Can you give me some ideas on getting the peer id of the peers from the
Thank you for your reply . I look forward to hearing from you.
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