How can I parse a .torrent file with PHP? [solved]

How can I parse a .torrent file with PHP?  [solved]

There are some similar questions, but most of them want to download a torrent using PHP or something like that. What I’d like to do is parse a .torrent file, add trackers to it, and then re-save it as a .torrent file.

  • I saw Snark which looks to be for Java only.

Can I do this with PHP? If so, how?

Solution

To parse a .torrent file with PHP you can use a standalone function, as demonstrated here or you can use a library, like the one included with php-bittorrent

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