[Bitcoin-development] Export format for xpub

Andreas Schildbach andreas at schildbach.de
Tue Feb 3 10:34:31 UTC 2015


On 02/03/2015 01:22 AM, Pavol Rusnak wrote:

> Hm, let me put the questions the other way around:
> 
> What gap limit should a wallet use if it encounters h=bip32?

It should follow the spec. I know BIP32-hierarchy is short on gap
limits, which is why (amongst other reasons) I expect
BIP32-hierarchy-based wallets migrate to a better standard at some time.

> What h value should I use for myTREZOR wallets? Which is essentially a
> BIP44 wallet that produces h=bip32 xpubs with gap limit 20 ...

If it follows BIP32, h=bip32 is fine.






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