compact2string

Convert BitTorrent compact hostname & port buffer to a string 'hostname:port'

compact2string

Convert bittorrent's compact ip/host binary returned by Trackers to 'hostname:port' string.

Need the reverse of this? Checkout https://github.com/feross/string2compact

npm install compact2string

var compact2string = require("compact2string");
var Buffer = require("buffer").Buffer;
var ipport = compact2string(new Buffer("0A0A0A05FF80", "hex"));
console.log(ipport);

=> "10.10.10.5:65408"

ipport = compact2string(new Buffer("2a03288021109f07faceb00c000000010050", "hex"));
console.log(ipport);

=> "[2a03:2880:2110:9f07:face:b00c::1]:80"

var hostports = compact2string.multi(new Buffer("0A0A0A05008064383a636f6d", "hex"));
console.log(hostports);

=> [ '10.10.10.5:128', '100.56.58.99:28525' ]

IPv6 version: compact2string.multi6()

(MIT Licence)