[Bitcoin-segwit2x] SegWit2x Hard Fork Testing Update

Peter Todd pete at petertodd.org
Wed Jul 12 15:23:20 UTC 2017


On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 10:43:35AM -0400, Charlie Shrem via Bitcoin-segwit2x wrote:
> The first block after the hard fork occurs is required (by design) to be
> larger than 1MB.  Because there aren’t very many transactions on testnet,
> this stalled out block creation until 1MB of transactions could accumulate.

I'd appreciate an official explanation of why the nVersion hard-fork bit wasn't
used for this functionality. That's a far simpler mechanism, more reliable, and
it serves the important purpose of allowin lite clients to detect what chain
they're on.

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