[Libtorrent-devel] Feature request: user-agent switching

Jyrki Laurila jyrki.laurila at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 09:57:44 UTC 2006

The problem is, that there is no problem with rtorrent.. it works
perfectly well, but those trackers refuses to remove the bans, because
of how rtorrent USED to work. Can't do much about it, as it seems to
be more of a principle than common sense.

On 8/24/06, Guillaume R. <raimondeau at freesurf.fr> wrote:
> > I noticed that rtorrent is still banned from some trackers due to that
> > "misbehavior" thing, and it's really annoying. There just simply isn't
> > any other good torrent client for *nix that would work as good as
> > rtorrent.
> >
> > So, my idea would be to define some common torrent client's user-agent
> > (is it even called user-agent in this protocol? =)) in rtorrent's
> > config to bypass the bans.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> No, not a good idea. It's better working on the client to correct the
> misbehavior than cheating.
> Could you tell us what is the problem with some trackers (I suppose oink?)
> Thx
> PS:is the subject of this ticket http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/ticket/95 the
> problem with your trackers?
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