[bittorrent] [Bittorrent] Peer Wire Protocol silly question...

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Tue Sep 20 07:36:07 EDT 2005


On 9/20/05, Justin Cormack <justin at street-vision.com> wrote:
> There is no request bitfield - the peer should send it to you after the
> handshake finishes. If not that means that the peer has no pieces. Is
> the peer disconnecting? If so you have probably got an incorrect
> handshake. If not the peer probably has no pieces. Try sending the
> keepalive message (4 zero bytes) and see if you get that back from the
> peer.

Is sending a keep alive related to receiving one?



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