Net::BitTorrent::Protocol - Basic, Protocol-level BitTorrent Utilities
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 all packet building functions from BEP03, BEP03, BEP06, BEP06, and BEP10.
Imports the bencode and bdecode functions found in BEP03.
Imports the compact and inflation functions for IPv4 (BEP23) and IPv6 (BEP07) peer lists.
Imports all functions related to BEP05 and BEP44.
Imports all packet parsing functions from BEP03, BEP06, and BEP10 as well as the locally defined parse_packet( ... ) function.
parse_packet( ... )
Imports the packet type values from BEP03, BEP06, and BEP10.
Imports the utility functions from BEP06.
AnyEvent::BitTorrent - Simple client which uses Net::BitTorrent::Protocol
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.
When separated from the distribution, all original POD documentation is covered by the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. See the clarification of the CCA-SA3.0.
Neither this module nor the Author is affiliated with BitTorrent, Inc.
To install Net::BitTorrent::Protocol, copy and paste the appropriate command in to your terminal.
perl -MCPAN -e shell
For more information on module installation, please visit the detailed CPAN module installation guide.