[Bitcoin-development] IMPORTANT - Bitcoin Dev List Move Tuesday, June 23rd 8pm UTC

2015-06-20 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
This is an important notice to all members of the Bitcoin Dev List. *Tuesday, June 23rd 8pm UTC (1pm PDT) the following will happen.* - The current list at bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net will reject all posts. - The current archives at

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Mailman incompatibility with DKIM ...

2015-06-19 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 11:56 PM, Mike Hearn m...@plan99.net wrote: We already removed the footer because it was incompatible with DKIM signing. Keeping the [Bitcoin-dev] prepend tag in subject is compatible with DKIM header signing only if the poster manually prepends it in their subject

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Mailman incompatibility with DKIM ...

2015-06-19 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 12:24 AM, Mike Hearn m...@plan99.net wrote: The new list currently has footers removed during testing. I am not pleased with the need to remove the subject tag and footer to be more compatible with DKIM users. Lists can do what are effectively MITM attacks on

[Bitcoin-development] Mailman incompatibility with DKIM ...

2015-06-19 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
Both you and jgarzik experienced mail getting tossed into gmail's spam folder thanks to DKIM... I am concerned that DKIM is too fragile and not very compatible with mailing lists. We already removed the footer because it was incompatible with DKIM signing. Keeping the [Bitcoin-dev] prepend tag

[Bitcoin-development] FYI - Mailing List Move Preparations

2015-06-18 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
After discussions in #bitcoin-dev in the past day we decided it would be a bad idea to link the old and new lists in some way during a transition period. We decided we are better off announcing the switchover very soon, and after that point all posts to the old list will be rejected with a

Re: [Bitcoin-development] FYI - Mailing List Move Preparations

2015-06-18 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.com wrote: After discussions in #bitcoin-dev in the past day we decided it would be a bad idea to link the old and new lists in some way during a transition period. We decided we are better off announcing the switchover very soon, and after that point all posts

[Bitcoin-development] Proposal: Move Bitcoin Dev List to a Neutral Competent Entity

2015-06-14 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
Discomfort with Sourceforge For a while now people have been expressing concern about Sourceforge's continued hosting of the bitcoin-dev mailing list. Downloads were moved completely to bitcoin.org after the Sept 2014 hacking incident of the SF project account. The company's behavior and

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements

2015-06-01 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
. -- From: Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.com Sent: ‎1/‎06/‎2015 10:30 PM Cc: Bitcoin Dev bitcoin-development@lists.sourceforge.net Subject: Re: [Bitcoin-development] Fwd: Block Size Increase Requirements Whilst it would be nice if miners in *outside* China can carry

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core Nightly Builds

2014-05-21 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=571414.0 Thanks to the efforts of Cory Fields, Bitcoin Core now has deterministic builds for MacOS X. The nightly builder now has Windows, Linux and MacOS X test builds available for download. Warren On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:43 PM, Warren Togami Jr

[Bitcoin-development] Regtest Address Version Change Proposal

2014-05-13 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
Hi folks, I propose changing all of the address versions in -regtest mode to be unique so they are no longer identical to testnet. https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/List_of_address_prefixes For example, regtest pubkey hash addresses could begin with r or R. We need to know if any existing tools would

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Regtest Address Version Change Proposal

2014-05-13 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
at 11:45 AM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.comwrote: Hi folks, I propose changing all of the address versions in -regtest mode to be unique so they are no longer identical to testnet. https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/List_of_address_prefixes For example, regtest pubkey hash addresses could begin

[Bitcoin-development] 0.9.2 RC postponed for 7 days

2014-05-13 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
The release candidate for 0.9.2 was previously scheduled for May 13th. Yesterday it was decided to postpone this for 7 days due to the Bitcoin 2014 Amsterdam conference. The string freeze is now in effect and it is a very good time to contribute

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Translators Needed for Bitcoin Core

2014-05-11 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
for the release for at least a week after that. Even if you do not speak other languages, you can help by pointing other people who do at this page. Warren On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 7:47 PM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.comwrote: You do not need to be a developer to help in the improvement

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-24 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:02 PM, Wladimir laa...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 12:28 AM, Gregory Maxwell gmaxw...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:39 PM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.com wrote: If you are a rare user who needs Bitcoin-Qt on an incompatible system

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Development Roadmap of Bitcoin Core 0.9.2

2014-04-23 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 10:05 AM, Kristov Atlas kristovat...@gmail.comwrote: I see that the latest nightly build (thanks for that, Warren) is still not compatible with Tails/Debian Squeeze. Is there still an intention to address this issue? Might it be fixed by 0.9.2? If I understand the

[Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core Nightly Builds

2014-04-16 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
The Bitcoin Core developers have a desire to do a mostly bug-fix, cleanup and translation update release in v0.9.2 a few weeks from now. You do not need to be a developer to help! With these unofficial nightly builds, power users can more easily aid in testing of the master branch which will

Re: [Bitcoin-development] On OP_RETURN in upcoming 0.9 release

2014-02-28 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 7:25 PM, Troy Benjegerdes ho...@hozed.org wrote: Either the transaction fees are sufficient to pay the cost for whatever random junk anyone wants to put there, or they are not, and if they are not, then I suggest you re-think the fee structure rather than trying to

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Bitcoin Core 0.9rc1 release schedule

2014-01-16 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
Just a small note of caution for those joining in testing. https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/issues/3529 Currently the master branch has this issue where leveldb renames all of .sst files to .ldb. This makes running the 0.8.x version of Bitcoin think the index is corrupt. Until a fix is

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Peer Discovery and Overlay

2013-12-24 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
I was concerned about this issue so we sponsored BlueMatt to implement an address database for bitcoinj. In the future it won't be entirely reliant on what DNS tells it. Warren On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 6:02 AM, Peter Todd p...@petertodd.org wrote: As for node addresses being a service, that's

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.8.6 release candidate 1

2013-12-08 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
I found a tiny error in 0.8.6rc1. The leveldb subtree merge was done incorrectly leaving an errant db/ directory in the base of bitcoin instead of src/leveldb. See my earlier mail on 0.8.6 for suggested subtree squash and merge syntax. (On plane now...) Warren On Dec 5, 2013 10:53 PM, Gavin

Re: [Bitcoin-development] 0.8.6 release candidate 1

2013-12-08 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
Our testing of the macos leveldb parts for the past 6 days has had zero complaints of new corruption from OMG and LTC users. I agree it is time to release 0.8.6. On Sun, Dec 8, 2013 at 8:14 PM, Gavin Andresen gavinandre...@gmail.comwrote: On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 9:07 AM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog

[Bitcoin-development] Coin Control, Send crash on MacOS X

2013-12-01 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://github.com/litecoin-project/bitcoinomg/commits/0.8.5-OMG6 http://download1.rpmfusion.org/~warren/bitcoin-0.8.5-OMG6/ I've been backporting patches from master and Litecoin to make a Bitcoin 0.8 client with more features. It works quite well on Linux and Win32.

Re: [Bitcoin-development] [PATCH, try2] bitcoind: whitelist nodes against banning

2013-11-22 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/2906 There is already a bannode RPC PR. Last I tried it didn't work though. On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Jeff Garzik jgar...@bitpay.com wrote: On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 3:56 PM, Gregory Maxwell gmaxw...@gmail.com wrote: Is there a reason not to

[Bitcoin-development] Bounty: MacOS X Bitcoin Corruption Issue

2013-11-18 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=337294 Since 0.8.x many MacOS X users have been experiencing periodic leveldb data corruption issues. While not fatal, it is very time consuming to recover from this corruption and upsetting that it happens often for some users. There have been three

[Bitcoin-development] 0.8.5 with libsecp256k1

2013-10-09 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://github.com/sipa/secp256k1 sipa's secp256k1, optimized ecdsa, significantly faster than openssl Today someone in #bitcoin-dev asked for Bitcoin 0.8.5 with sipa's secp256k1. Litecoin has been shipping test builds with secp256k1 for several months now so it was a simple matter to throw

Re: [Bitcoin-development] bitcoind stops responding

2013-09-30 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://github.com/litecoin-project/litecoin/issues/67 0.8.2 apparently was the first Bitcoin version to support RPC keepalive. With the 4 RPC thread limit, four keepalive connections will exhaust all four and prevent further connections. This issue describes a workaround where you build with

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Proposal: remove getwork RPC from bitcoind

2013-08-19 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
FWIW, Litecoin 0.8.x entirely removed the internal miner and we warned people that getwork will be removed in the next major version. Pooler's CPU minerd which supports both sha256d and scrypt recently grew stratum support. Perhaps he could be convinced to add GBT support too, which would help

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Gavin's post-0.9 TODO list...

2013-08-16 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
https://togami.com/~warren/archive/2013/example-bitcoind-dos-mitigation-via-iptables.txt *Anti-DoS Low Hanging Fruit: source IP or subnet connection limits* If you disallow the same IP and/or subnet from establishing too many TCP connections with your node, it becomes more expensive for attackers

Re: [Bitcoin-development] Gavin's post-0.9 TODO list...

2013-08-16 Thread Warren Togami Jr.
about this. On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 4:27 PM, Warren Togami Jr. wtog...@gmail.comwrote: bitcoinj-0.10 release notes: - We now require Bloom-capable (0.8+) peers by default and will disconnect from older nodes. This avoids accidental bandwidth saturation on mobile devices. Given