[bittorrent] IO bound

Adrian Ulrich torrent at blinkenlights.ch
Fri Apr 13 12:50:00 EDT 2007


An addition:

> > This should work without disconnecting existing clients: Just send
> > HAVE messages to them.
> 
> They will continue to download the chunks that were in the old cache.

The same thing will happen even if SuggestPiece is used and understood
by all clients: There is no way to 'invalidate' a SuggestPiece message:

 "A peer receiving multiple suggest piece messages MAY interpret this
 as meaning that all of the suggested pieces are equally appropriate. "


How about a new extension? ;-)




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