Bitcoin Forum
November 14, 2018, 10:25:26 AM *
News: Latest Bitcoin Core release: 0.17.0 [Torrent].
 
   Home   Help Search Login Register More  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: BIP0151 nodes detected on mainnet  (Read 477 times)
Argon2
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 140
Merit: 100


View Profile
September 17, 2017, 11:44:02 PM
 #1

Our node implementation has full support for bip-0151. Why are we seeing and speaking to Bitcoin Core nodes with bip-0151 support on mainnet but no source code in GitHub. The paper says "Reference implementation" and it is blank. Is this closed source development we are detecting on mainnet or is there a public branch with the code? Huh
Advertised sites are not endorsed by the Bitcoin Forum. They may be unsafe, untrustworthy, or illegal in your jurisdiction. Advertise here.
1542191126
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1542191126

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1542191126
Reply with quote  #2

1542191126
Report to moderator
1542191126
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1542191126

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1542191126
Reply with quote  #2

1542191126
Report to moderator
1542191126
Hero Member
*
Offline Offline

Posts: 1542191126

View Profile Personal Message (Offline)

Ignore
1542191126
Reply with quote  #2

1542191126
Report to moderator
achow101
Moderator
Legendary
*
expert
Offline Offline

Activity: 1582
Merit: 1739


bc1qshxkrpe4arppq89fpzm6c0tpdvx5cfkve2c8kl


View Profile WWW
September 18, 2017, 02:06:57 AM
 #2

That may be jonasschnelli doing some implementation and testing work for it, but AFAIK there are no pull requests to implement BIP 151 in Bitcoin Core yet.

Argon2
Full Member
***
Offline Offline

Activity: 140
Merit: 100


View Profile
September 18, 2017, 06:37:31 AM
 #3

That may be jonasschnelli doing some implementation and testing work for it, but AFAIK there are no pull requests to implement BIP 151 in Bitcoin Core yet.
ok, thanks!
gmaxwell
Moderator
Legendary
*
qt
Offline Offline

Activity: 2562
Merit: 1669



View Profile
September 18, 2017, 10:05:27 PM
 #4

Our node implementation has full support for bip-0151.
Might be a waste of your time there, I expect it to change when it gets review and public implementation work.

Quote
Why are we seeing and speaking to Bitcoin Core nodes with bip-0151 support on mainnet but no source code in GitHub. The paper says "Reference implementation" and it is blank. Is this closed source development we are detecting on mainnet or is there a public branch with the code? Huh

You're probably connecting to fake bitcoin core nodes, there are a lot of them mostly run by blockchain analytics companies, thanks for identifying a new distinguisher.

Bitcoin will not be compromised
bitPico
Newbie
*
Offline Offline

Activity: 35
Merit: 0


View Profile
September 19, 2017, 11:42:37 PM
 #5

If you ban nodes that contain the sequence Bitcoin ABC, Classic, BitcoinUnlimited or BuCash in the user agent string you will stop seeing these BIP0151 messages. We saw the same and they were coming from one or more of these user agents but no Core nodes.
Pages: [1]
  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!