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Old 03-20-2006, 09:19 AM   #1
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bittorrent: meaning of the output of btdownloadheadless --spew


Hello,
If one uses the command-line client of bittorrent, with the --spew 1 option, he gets an output similar to this:

Code:
       82.131.142.28 l       1985  i           0   s
       86.105.70.116 r       4092  i           0  cs
       24.222.208.24 l       3143  i           0  cs
        62.141.214.3 l        343  i           0  cs
      62.112.205.240 l       5575  i           0  cs
      81.190.170.176 r       2223 *i           0  cs
Does anybody know what all these signs mean. The IP adresses are OK, but for all the rest, I have no clue what it means and I can find the documentation nowhere. I would be glad to know.

Thank you in advance.
 
Old 03-21-2006, 02:24 AM   #2
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From source code:

i = interested
r = rate
l = initiation
c = choked
s = snubbed

Try command
vi $(which btdownloadheadless.py)
 
Old 03-21-2006, 03:06 AM   #3
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Thank you for your answer, nixcraft.

Here are a few notes to potential readers of this thread:
  1. vi $(which btdownloadheadless.py) might not give any result to you. If so, try more $(which btdownloadheadless)
  2. If you would like to know what choked, intersted, rate, etc mean, go to http://btfaq.com/serve/cache/23.html
 
  


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