[Bitcoin-development] Why are we bleeding nodes?

Gregory Maxwell gmaxwell at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 19:03:54 UTC 2014


On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 12:00 PM, Tamas Blummer <tamas at bitsofproof.com> wrote:
> therefore I guess it is more handy to return some bitmap of pruned/full
> blocks than ranges.

A bitmap also means high overhead and— if it's used to advertise
non-contiguous blocks— poor locality, since blocks are fetched
sequentially.




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