[Bitcoin-development] Scalability issues

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 07:35:08 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 6:37 PM, grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> wrote:
> It already takes a month to build a new blockchain, let alone keep up
> with new incoming blocks.

Please fix your software stack. Something is wrong with your system
and I doubt it has much to do with bitcoin. A full sync here takes
something like an hour.

There are certainly lots of scalability things going on, but there is
no cause for concern for regular hardware being unable to _keep up_
without a hardforking change to the protocol first.

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