[Bitcoin-development] Manual file cleanup on exit, safe? [coredump backtrace]

Pieter Wuille pieter.wuille at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 23:11:39 UTC 2012

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 04:58:55PM -0400, grarpamp wrote:
> When bitcoind exits cleanly, it does not seem safe for the blockchain
> to clean up the following hierarchy with rm -r ?

Use -detachdb if you want to detach the blockchain database files from the
database environment at exit. This was turned off by default in 0.6.0 to
speed up the shutdown process very significantly, and few people have a need
to manually fiddle with their blockchain database files.


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