[Bitcoin-development] Proposal: relax the IsStandard rules for P2SH transactions

Peter Todd pete at petertodd.org
Fri Jun 20 00:45:29 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 09:54:31AM -0400, Gavin Andresen wrote:
> RE: soft-forks bumping version numbers:
> Yes, we have consensus that is the way we will do it.  I should probably
> turn https://gist.github.com/gavinandresen/2355445 into an informational
> BIP.

Sounds like it could turn EvalScript() into a mess over time, but that's
a long way away. Anyway a BIP will be useful.

> RE: malleability:
> Orthogonal (but related) issue to IsStandard.
> Detecting Scripts that leave extra items on the stack will be done in a
> different part of the code than the code addressed by this pull reques. No
> need to execute the Script twice to figure out if it leaves extra stuff,
> and the idea behind IsStandard is to get to a quick yes/no before running a
> potentially expensive Script execution.

Yeah, that's what I implemented in https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/4311

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 685 bytes
Desc: Digital signature
URL: <http://lists.linuxfoundation.org/pipermail/bitcoin-dev/attachments/20140619/740bd5f2/attachment.sig>

More information about the bitcoin-dev mailing list