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Maximum Total Connections Bug


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Actually, If you read the BT protocol specs, You will see that the creator mentions having too many connections is very bad to performance.


"Implementer's Note: Even 30 peers is plenty, the official client in fact only actively forms new connections if it has less than 30 peers and will refuse connections if it has 55. This value is crucial to performance. When a new piece has completed download, HAVE messages (see below) will need to be sent to most active peers. As a result the cost of broadcast traffic grows in direct proportion to the number of peers. Above 25, new peers are highly unlikely to increase download speed. UI designers are strongly advised to make this obscure and hard to change as it is very rare to be useful to do so."

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