[bittorrent] Bitfield data... First bits meaning?
torrent at blinkenlights.ch
Sat Dec 9 09:47:22 EST 2006
> But what I actually get is:
> I also know that I'm receiving this bitfield from a BitComet client...
- How do you know that this client is a seeder?
- A seeding client may choose to send an incomplete bitfield and
fillup the missing parts with 'have' messages.
(Obscure workaround for ill-Traffic-Shaping or Seeding 'help')
- Verify that you are reading at the correct offset/data using
a network sniffer like 'wireshark' 
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