[Bitcoin-development] script tests - invalid script in script_valid.json?

Amir Taaki zgenjix at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 30 14:41:04 UTC 2012


Yep, I want to chip in and also express my gratitude for these useful tests. I sent a personal email to Gavin before.

I plan to make some more complex tests by combining several of the simpler ones.



----- Original Message -----
From: Gavin Andresen <gavinandresen at gmail.com>
To: Stefan Thomas <moon at justmoon.de>
Cc: bitcoin-development at lists.sourceforge.net
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2012 9:52 PM
Subject: Re: [Bitcoin-development] script tests - invalid script in script_valid.json?

> Is there interest to port more tests (P2SH, checksig, checkmultisig,
> block verification, maybe even DoS rules) into data-driven format? It
> might be something that I'd like to help with if pull requests in that
> direction are welcome.

Yes, more tests are definitely welcome.

check*sig tests are tricky, because they have to refer to previous
unspent transactions and private keys (so require a particular block
chain to test against). Brilliant ideas on a simple data-driven format
welcome.

block verification tests would be great; a collection of good/bad
block chains, starting from a common chain (maybe the testnet3
tesnet-in-a-box chain) would be very useful for regression testing.

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Gavin Andresen

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