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August 08, 2011, 07:36:19 AM
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Is there a bug in the bitcoin client calculation that wipes out your total balance:

Why was the fee on this tx  .00218755
http://blockexplorer.com/tx/3156bc06624e735c89b39cb5c10d105f7afcea530359db07e17c02a9fd6608a9#o0

Shouldn't it have been .0015?   (2x >1kb penalty, plus 1x for recent coin spend).  That's what the bitcoin gui suggested...
This effectivly took all the residual out of the wallet.. IE, we had a balance of .12218755 and tried to send it but it failed due to the fee requirement.   So we changed the amount to send to .12... and approved the .0015 fee.. but the transaction ended up wiping out the balance.   Presumably a client bug if you have to renter a transaction after being blocked due to the fee.

Would be nice if the client actually explained how the fee calculation breaks down.

bitcoin: 1BGPiVN8A9MTzfv8GHkVRKCopabdjJMqh8
i0coin: jVimyfVkfFLr9R51MN1sW9vV2mXFRu7htb
solid: This money is not worth the paper it's printed on
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August 08, 2011, 07:48:38 AM
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This one confuses me too:
http://blockexplorer.com/tx/7215c863958d49c58af1ef34cf45c821a0ec3583ed3335c1a4579228ba13c04a#inputs

size < 1kb
balance > 120 confirmation
tx > .01 BTC...
Yet client assessed a .0015 fee.

bitcoin: 1BGPiVN8A9MTzfv8GHkVRKCopabdjJMqh8
i0coin: jVimyfVkfFLr9R51MN1sW9vV2mXFRu7htb
solid: This money is not worth the paper it's printed on
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August 08, 2011, 03:07:14 PM
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This is the result of a bug being reintroduced due to a code reorganization that sends outputs <.01 BTC as a fee. It will be resolved in the next release.

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