[bittorrent] newbie question

Adrian Ulrich torrent at blinkenlights.ch
Tue Nov 14 15:47:47 EST 2006


> Are there any vanilla implementations available to start with?

when in doubt: do the same that mainline (bittorrent.com client) would
do ..


> Where can I find the source code of the tracker? 

The bittorrent.com client includes a tracker.
But a tracker could be a simple CGI script.
(Almost) all it has to do is to remember some IP's and return them
later.

Take a look at
 http://wiki.theory.org/BitTorrentSpecification

and startup snoop/tcpdump ;-)



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