[bittorrent] encoding issue

Dazen D dazensix at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 22:28:52 EDT 2007

Hi, i'm facing a strange problem trying to implement a tracker service
using java servlet technology (with Tomcat 6.0.13). When a typical
announce request arrives in the server, the info_hash parameter that i
get is:


In fact it should be :


but apparently some of the hex are arriving incorrectly, like 'j'
instead of '%6a'. When i send a similar request via browser like


it works properly. I tested using uTorrent and Azureus and the problem
was the same. Any ideas about it? thanks a lot.


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