[Libtorrent-devel] peer speed readings
jaris at student.matnat.uio.no
Thu Jul 13 08:46:37 UTC 2006
Charles Clark wrote:
> I'm running rtorrent 0.6.0.
> In a swarm where I'm the only non-complete peer, according to
> the tracker's website, the peer speed seems to be wrong when the
> peer is uTorrent. Here is the peer listing (IP column cut for
> privacy reasons). Notice that the "PEER" speed is 10.2 for every
> uTorrent peer and 0.0 for all Azureus. I'd expect them all to be
> 0.0. Is this a bug with rtorrent, or uTorrent, or maybe I just
> don't understand what that number means like I thought I did?
The peer speed is calculated according to how many HAVE piece messages
we receive, and some peers like to send these right after connecting
even after they've sent the full bitfield.
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