[Libtorrent-devel] Re: "could not parse bencoded data"

Harm Geerts harmgeerts at home.nl
Tue Nov 28 23:04:26 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 28 November 2006 22:54, David Slimp wrote:
> What would that mean....
> if the torrent file works fine with uTorrent, but not rTorrent?
> I mean.... what would be the possible reasons for that?

In my experience rtorrent often reports tracker errors with that message.
I've tried to download the torrent using the dump_tracker option and below is 
the tracker response that rtorrent recieves.

It's no suprise rtorrent chokes on a 404.
Why rtorrent recieves a 404 I do not know.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
  <title>404 - Not Found</title>
  <h1>404 - Not Found</h1>

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