[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoind-in-background mode for SPV wallets
gmaxwell at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 15:57:58 UTC 2014
On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 8:42 AM, Brian Hoffman <brianchoffman at gmail.com> wrote:
> How would this affect the user in terms of disk storage? They're going to
> get hammered on space constraints aren't they? If it's not required how
> likely are users to enable this?
If Bitcoin core activates pruning a full node can be supported in—
say— 4GBytes or so. (That gives enough space to store the utxo about
350MB now, and a couple gigs for blocks to serve out).
I'd imagine getting information from SPV wallet developers how much
disk usage agility they think is required is part of what Wladimir is
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