Stupid question time: Why don't we have multiple testnets?
On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 3:31 PM Peter Todd via bitcoin-dev < email@example.com> wrote: > On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 12:58:42PM +0530, shiva sitamraju via bitcoin-dev > wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Testnet is now 1411795 blocks and a full sync is taking atleast 48 hours. > > > > Is a testnet reset scheduled in the next release or any reason not to do > a > > reset ? > > > > Fast onboarding/lower disk overheads would be very much appreicated for > > testing purposes > > Actually I'd advocate the opposite: I'd want testnet to be a *larger* > blockchain than mainnet to find size-related issues first. > > Note that for testing regtest is often a better alternative, and you can > setup > private regtest blockchains fairly easily and with good control over > exactly > when and how blocks are created. > > -- > https://petertodd.org 'peter'[:-1]@petertodd.org > _______________________________________________ > bitcoin-dev mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.linuxfoundation.org/mailman/listinfo/bitcoin-dev >
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