Bitcoin Forum
October 20, 2017, 11:01:10 AM *
News: Latest stable version of Bitcoin Core: 0.15.0.1  [Torrent]. (New!)
 
   Home   Help Search Donate Login Register  
Pages: « 1 [2]  All
  Print  
Author Topic: If I use my pre 0.13.0 wallet.dat on 0.13.0, does it mean my wallet is not HD?  (Read 2043 times)
btchris
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Activity: 672

a.k.a. gurnec on GitHub


View Profile WWW
October 29, 2016, 05:12:05 PM
 #21

There is no address limit. You keep generating addresses forever.

No practical limit, but (please correct me if I'm wrong) technically there's about a 2.1 billion address limit. Might be a problem for Amazon, but not for most anyone else.

With Bitcoin Core's current implementation, I believe it will wrap around once it hits that limit and begin producing non-hardened keys, and once those are exhausted it will loop infinitely. Not that I'm particularly concerned about that at the moment....
Pages: « 1 [2]  All
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Sponsored by , a Bitcoin-accepting VPN.
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!