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    mRatio TLS Fix [BETA]

    Not really a fix, more of a workaround for a workaround, but it seems to work. If you have one or more trackers where mRatio is unusable due to the EOF/0 bytes error (caused by lack of TLS 1.2 support) and want to test a possible solution, read on.

    Grab the attachment and extract it somewhere. Run runme.bat as administrator, wait until it's fully initialized and leave it open, then run install.bat (also as administrator) to install the certificate. Open mRatio, load torrents and make sure they're configured to use a proxy: type SOCKS5, host 127.0.0.1, port 8080. Since this is an experiment and mRatio remembers each torrent's proxy settings but offers no way of changing them, I recommend making a separate install of the program and configuring the proxy in the settings before everything else, so that it doesn't need to be done on an individual basis. Anyway, add torrents, start, note results.

    Note: don't load any torrents whose announce URL has a non-standard port (e.g. https://tracker.example.invalid:34000/...) yet. Make a list of all such URLs you encounter and post it here (whether they use HTTPS doesn't matter). Unfortunately, mRatio's proxy support is so broken it ignores the destination port, and uses the wrong one for HTTPS on top of that. The idea is building a "database" of special cases in redirect.py to correct requests before they are sent and compensate for this bug.

    Plans for the future:
    • Proper release post with formatting and explanations
    • Better install script
    • Public release (once we've collected enough tracker ports, see the note above)
    • Windows XP support
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