[Bitcoin-development] separate out blockchain db and wallet to two dirs?

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at exmulti.com
Fri Sep 14 07:40:55 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 1:27 AM, Wladimir <laanwj at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is currently not feasible due to BerkelyDB limitations. All the
> databases are within one 'environment', which is necessarily one directory
> (it can probably be hacked around, but obviously we're really careful).
> When LevelDB for the block chain and the custom format for the wallets is
> introduces, various new configurations will be possible: Multiple wallets,
> wallet in block chain in separate dirs, etc.

Indeed.  See many threads on the forum discussing this...  a
frequently requested feature.

As Wladimir says, it's a database constraint at the moment.

Jeff Garzik
exMULTI, Inc.
jgarzik at exmulti.com

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