[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin miner heads-up: "getwork" RPC going away

Wladimir laanwj at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 08:29:18 UTC 2014


On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 3:55 AM, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at bitpay.com> wrote:
> As such, it is planned to remove "getwork" in the next release.  Most
> if not all pool servers have switched away from "getwork" years ago.

To be clear, they switched to "getblocktemplate" and "submitblock"
which provides a much more flexible and scalable way to do mining.
This is explained in https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Getblocktemplate .

Wladimir




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