[bittorrent] Pieces hash verification
dwknight at depthstrike.com
Mon Oct 4 18:48:09 EDT 2010
binary array, downloaded bytes.
Validation sizes will NEVER be larger than the piece_size value in the
Multi-file torrents will probably handle differently than you'd expect.
http://wiki.theory.org/BitTorrentSpecification may help
On 04/10/2010 7:27 PM, André Martins wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm building a client and this part of verification is not totally
> clear for me.
> I'm wondering against hash of what should I compare the hash that comes
> in the metafile *.torrent entry "pieces".
> Should I save the downloaded piece into a file and take the hash of the
> file or take the hash from a binary array with the downloaded bytes? or
> Could anyone give me a hint how to do that?
> Thanks in advance.
> André Martins
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