[bittorrent] bitfield problem

Richard Nyberg rnyberg at murmeldjur.se
Wed Feb 8 08:41:18 EST 2006


At Wed, 8 Feb 2006 18:47:50 +0800,
FYP 2005 wrote:
> according to the spec...
> bitfield is an optional field...
> it can be ignored if the client has 0 piece...
> but in the program i'm developing...
> if i do not send out any bitfield...
> even if i sent out a INTERESTED message....
> there is no response from the peer...
> does it means that i should send bitfield even if i do not have any piece?
> if not...
> what's wrong...?
> 
Do you mean that you don't get a handshake from the other peer?
If that's the case you're probably not sending the correct handshake.

        -Richard



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