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March 14, 2011, 03:08:49 PM
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Sorry for the n00b question, but what significance does the "keypoololdest" value hold? What should I see/not see here?

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March 14, 2011, 04:18:46 PM
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The key pool is the pool of unused keys that solves the problem of invalidating backups on spends. Keypoololdest is the unix timestamp of the oldest key in the key pool. The way this can be used is to determine if a wallet's backups are out of date. If the newest backup is older than the oldest key in the pool, then a new backup should be created.
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March 14, 2011, 05:44:40 PM
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Ahhh. Great info. Thanks for the info!

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September 04, 2013, 06:47:59 PM
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hmm, how does one convert the keypoololdest, e.g. 1364243178, into something human-meaningful?  how does one determine the relative age of a backup/
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September 04, 2013, 06:49:19 PM
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http://www.onlineconversion.com/unix_time.htm, e.g. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:26:18 UTC
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