Transcript for #bitcoin-dev 2017/09/07

00:00 ossifrage JackH, you can rsync the live node and then just shut it down long enough to do a final rsync
00:02 JackH shutting down? NEVER!
00:02 JackH I am on a 115GB streak here
00:02 JackH in upload
02:25 esotericnonsense the rest api for bitcoind is pretty cool. seems very performant on my machine.
02:25 esotericnonsense https://i.imgur.com/BZ8ZSLJ.png tinkering about with creating a live mempool fee chart, it updates every 15s over websocket.
02:26 esotericnonsense just need to figure out how to wrangle chartist.js a bit more.
07:54 ilkmccr I am trying to fork bitcoin and create altcoin for educational purpose but I'm stuck at creating genesis block. I've changed neccessary variables on chainparams.cpp, I have printed the genesisHash and merkleroot just above the assert functions. And put the output in the assert() function. But even though assertation not failing, there is another error. what I am doing wrong?
07:57 ilkmccr The error is: ERROR: CheckProofOfWork : non-AUX proof of work failed ERROR: ReadBlockFromDisk: Errors in block header at CBlockDiskPos(nFile=0, nPos=8)
09:31 ilkmccr I am trying to fork bitcoin and create altcoin for educational purpose but I'm stuck at creating genesis block. I've changed neccessary variables on chainparams.cpp, I have printed the genesisHash and merkleroot just above the assert functions. And put the output in the assert() function. But even though assertation not failing, there is another error. what I am doing wrong?
09:31 ilkmccr The error is: ERROR: CheckProofOfWork : non-AUX proof of work failed ERROR: ReadBlockFromDisk: Errors in block header at CBlockDiskPos(nFile=0, nPos=8)
09:40 ilkmccr is this a read-only channel ?
09:53 kinlo it isn not a readonly channel, bit it is a bitcoin channel, not an altcoin channel
16:11 dviola hi
16:11 dviola I'm seeing this in my debug.log:
16:11 dviola 2017-09-07 16:07:55 socket recv error Connection reset by peer (104)
16:11 dviola bitcoin core 0.15.0-rc3
16:11 dviola is it normal?
16:12 dviola I'm about 10 weeks left to finish the IBD
16:16 dviola I also see: 2017-09-07 16:13:20 ping timeout: 1200.021351s
16:16 dviola 2017-09-07 16:16:09 connect() to 193.239.144.161:8333 failed after select(): Connection refused (111)
17:48 asimplecoder where can i find public bitcoind servers or api for pushing raw transactions?
17:53 jonasschnelli asimplecoder: the bitcoin p2p network is what you should use for that
17:53 jonasschnelli You could use https://github.com/laanwj/bitcoin-submittx
17:53 jonasschnelli or https://github.com/libbtc/libbtc
18:23 asimplecoder yeah but i dont have a bitcoind server