[bittorrent] compact ip problem

Alan McGovern alan.mcgovern at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 09:52:23 EDT 2007


Obviously azureus doesn't check for duplicate IP:Port pairs (which it should
be doing).

As for the uTorrent difference, i'd be happy enough calling it a bug in
utorrent and then a workaround in the tracker (or vice versa maybe). Either
way, it's not spec compliant.

Alan.

On 8/23/07, André <ghost.ued at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> well, in my own tests the format in the spec is recognized by Azureus,
> uTorrent and KTorrent, the 3 clients I've been using to test my
> tracker responses.
>
>
> The strange detail i've facing about compact responses its that when i
> send 10 identical peers in a response (10 identical  ip/port pairs )
> Azureus states he has received 10 peers, while uTorrent states only 1.
> if i send 9 identical peers and 1 different, Azureus keeps stating he
> has received 10 peers, while uTorrent starts stating  he has received
> 2 peers.
>
> but in a real world we would not send identical peers, so it doesn't
> matter....
>
> Andre
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