Net::BitTorrent::Protocol - Basic, Protocol-level BitTorrent Utilities
use Net::BitTorrent::Protocol; ...
In addition to the functions found in Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP03, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP03::Bencode, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP06, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP07, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP09, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP10, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP23, Net::BitTorrent::Protocol::BEP44, TODO..., a function which wraps all the packet parsing functions is provided:
parse_packet( \$data )
Attempts to parse any known packet from the data (a scalar ref) passed to it. On success, the payload and type are returned and the packet is removed from the incoming data reference.
undef is returned on failure and the data in the reference is unchanged.
You may import from this module manually...
use Net::BitTorrent::Protocol 'build_handshake';
...or by using one or more of the provided tags:
use Net::BitTorrent::Protocol ':all';
Supported tags include...
Imports the bencode and bdecode functions found in BEP03.
Imports the utility functions from BEP06.
http://bittorrent.org/beps/bep_0003.html - The BitTorrent Protocol Specification
http://bittorrent.org/beps/bep_0006.html - Fast Extension
http://bittorrent.org/beps/bep_0009.html - Extension for Peers to Send Metadata Files
http://bittorrent.org/beps/bep_0010.html - Extension Protocol
http://bittorrent.org/beps/bep_0044.html - Storing arbitrary data in the DHT
http://wiki.theory.org/BitTorrentSpecification - An annotated guide to the BitTorrent protocol
Net::BitTorrent::PeerPacket - by Joshua McAdams
Protocol::BitTorrent - by Tom Molesworth
Sanko Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://sankorobinson.com/
CPAN ID: SANKO
Copyright (C) 2008-2014 by Sanko Robinson <email@example.com>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of The Artistic License 2.0. See the LICENSE file included with this distribution or notes on the Artistic License 2.0 for clarification.
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Neither this module nor the Author is affiliated with BitTorrent, Inc.