[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core trial balloon: splitting blockchain engine and wallet

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at bitpay.com
Sat Feb 22 02:08:19 UTC 2014

On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 8:04 PM, Dustin D. Trammell
<dtrammell at dustintrammell.com> wrote:
> For those of us that prefer the reference software and also manage
> multiple wallets, having to store a copy of the blockchain for each one
> eats up disk space quite quickly.  If I could run a local blockchain
> server (or a local network one, even) and then have whichever wallet I
> start up use that instead of maintain its own copy of the blockchain, my
> world would be much, much happier.

You mean running multiple wallets simultaneously?  Agreed.

Multiple wallets, used serially, works fine today.  I manage multiple
wallets using symlink replacement.

Jeff Garzik
Bitcoin core developer and open source evangelist
BitPay, Inc.      https://bitpay.com/

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