[bitcoin-dev] Why not Child-Pays-For-Parent?

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 22:29:07 UTC 2015

It sounds like you are seeking transaction expiration from the mempool, not

On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 4:30 PM, Dan Bryant <dkbryant at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think a compromise will be somewhere in the middle.  I think most people
> would be OK with TXs that don't have enough fees for P2P transfer to stay
> in deadmans land.  Most people are stuck in a situation where they payed
> enough to get it into (and keep it in) the pool, but not enough to get it
> out.
> If we could get CPFP that only worked on TXs that met the minimum
> threshold for peer propagation, then I think we would be in much better
> position to battle this spam flood.
> On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 3:28 PM, Micha Bailey <michabailey at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Right. The issue (AIUI) is that, right now, even though transactions are
>> evaluated for inclusion as a group with CPFP, they're not yet evaluated for
>> relaying as a unit, nor can they be, because the current p2p protocol
>> doesn't have a way to send multiple transactions in a single protocol
>> message to signify that they should be evaluated together.
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