[bitcoin-dev] Can we penalize peers who relay rejected replacement txs?

Matt Whitlock bip at mattwhitlock.name
Fri Jul 10 02:00:45 UTC 2015


On Thursday, 9 July 2015, at 6:57 pm, Tom Harding wrote:
> Replace-by-anything can only work if conflicts are relayed, so the
> solution is not to act against the peer.
> 
> Alex Morcos offered a suggestion on IRC -- track recently-rejected
> txid's and don't getdata them.  The idea sounds good to me.

While that's probably a good idea, it wouldn't do much to reduce the load. I am not seeing many repeated transaction hashes among the "rejected replacement" messages in my log.


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