[bittorrent] IO bound
torrent at blinkenlights.ch
Fri Apr 13 10:41:09 EDT 2007
> Sorry, yes. I meant AllowedFast. And it does affect chunk selection ;)
True, it does.
Didn't think too much about it because in my client
allowed-fast just creates an internal 'fake-bitfield' for this peer.
The selection itself doesn't really change/know about this.
> In other words, download the suggested piece unless you have a good reason
> not to. Thats the way i've treated the message, and it makes the most sense
> to me.
ACK. But to me 'i do not care' is also a good reason ;-)
So let's summarise:
- Use fake-bitfields if you need to enforce selection
(Having IO-Problems would fit into this)
- Use SuggestPiece if you trust your peers / do not
need to enforce piece selection.
(11) Every old idea will be proposed again with a different name and
a different presentation, regardless of whether it works.
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