Tag: blockchain-fork

61 What is a soft fork? 2014-10-04T08:20:36.443

47 What is the longest blockchain fork that has been orphaned to date? 2012-04-02T19:16:20.467

45 How does Bitcoin Cash implement replay protection? 2017-07-19T21:44:44.663

44 What happens if two miners mine the next block at the same time? 2013-03-06T10:43:37.373

25 What is a hard fork? 2013-04-05T09:46:35.543

21 How does a client decide which is the longest block chain if there is a fork? 2011-09-13T07:33:08.697

21 How often forks occur? 2011-12-07T11:59:52.120

18 Countrywide Internet isolation, inevitable fork 2013-07-16T17:02:15.590

17 What is transaction replay and replay protection? 2017-10-23T20:20:47.807

16 What happens if the developers make a controversial change to the "standard" client? 2011-09-22T21:12:49.893

16 Has a hard fork ever occurred? 2015-02-17T17:00:18.393

13 What should I do about the March 12th 2013 blockchain fork? 2013-03-12T02:22:45.153

13 What keeps a dominant Bitcoin client vendor with the majority of the market share from unilaterally changing the protocol? 2013-03-30T23:07:42.200

13 How is a hard fork resolved? 2013-04-19T12:33:47.827

13 What is SPV mining, and how did it (inadvertently) cause the fork after BIP66 was activated? 2015-07-06T18:57:16.187

13 How to claim Bitcoin Cash & Bitcoin Gold from paper wallet 2017-11-01T13:38:36.097

11 Preparing for Bitcoin Gold 2017-10-03T16:19:34.053

10 Strange transaction (block 71036) 2011-10-05T13:09:17.883

10 Which blocks get to be checkpoints? 2012-03-08T14:51:49.913

10 Strongest vs Longest chain and orphaned blocks 2014-07-28T03:38:11.877

10 The incident with 92 billion bitcoins 2016-07-06T10:06:22.623

10 What is the best way to prevent replay attacks in the event of a bitcoin hard fork? 2017-03-18T20:17:21.063

10 What should I do if my friend runs a Bitcoin business but doesn't understand how it works? 2017-03-19T04:19:05.147

10 What happens to coins after Bitcoin Cash fork? 2017-07-29T11:05:15.140

8 Bitcoin client behavior in event of a fork 2012-03-09T14:58:57.620

8 Given the recent <0.8 bug, when can we safely have larger block sizes? 2013-03-12T01:55:18.153

8 How was the blockchain's "hard fork" automatically resolved? 2013-03-12T11:42:49.823

8 Can the blockchain be outpaced by a chain of low-difficulty blocks? 2014-05-07T14:47:15.713

8 Testing blockchain forks 2015-03-29T19:52:25.787

8 Valid fork in regtest - Change blockchain via RPC? 2015-05-11T12:04:33.760

8 How to detect a fork with bitcoin-cli? 2016-05-27T20:42:00.700

8 What happens to my bitcoins if a hard fork occurs? 2017-07-14T13:50:29.467

8 Forks to be aware of other than Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold? 2017-11-20T20:37:06.780

8 When bitcoin forks, how do they decide which fork gets the original name? 2021-02-24T12:35:05.590

7 What block numbers & hashes were discarded by the March 2013 blockchain fork? 2013-03-12T04:56:09.937

7 How does a Bitcoin client efficiently change forks? 2013-07-04T06:51:57.653

7 Could bitcoin "survive" a definitive hard fork, spawning a new currency? 2014-01-06T21:05:59.087

7 Have bitcoin developers applied the solution for selfish miner attack? 2015-06-25T20:32:45.657

7 Does my bitcoin multiply with every fork? 2017-01-09T14:47:02.323

7 At what point does a hard fork occur? 2017-03-22T15:27:46.803

7 In case of the Bitcoin split - when holding BTC on blockchain.info - will I receive coins on both forks? 2017-07-27T23:03:39.637

7 In overview, what is "Bitcoin Cash" and the hard fork on August 1st 2017? 2017-08-02T22:02:54.703

6 When will a block not be forwarded? 2012-08-14T12:12:03.710

6 Who wins the race for multiple valid blocks mined at the same time? 2013-04-10T18:50:25.720

6 What happens to extinct blockchains, and transactions inside of them? 2013-08-01T14:14:42.940

6 What's the formula giving the % of succesfully maliciously messing the blockchain? 2014-01-13T02:42:51.887

6 Why doesn't bitcoin place additional constraints on competing block chain forks, other than length of chain? (e.g., time and confirmation count) 2015-01-17T23:40:23.343

6 If there is a block-size hard fork, will the old chain have an advantage? 2015-02-21T02:23:31.430

6 Who makes the decision about blocksize? 2015-06-01T16:17:13.833

6 after hard fork won't every new transaction go on both chains? 2017-03-20T21:06:33.023

5 How are transactions in discarded forks merged back into the blockchain? 2011-09-15T06:01:09.417

5 Getting orphaned Blocks from the Blockchain 2012-07-08T20:37:00.053

5 Can Bitcoin incorporate the scripting protocols of Ethereum without a fork? 2014-01-24T04:19:40.883

5 Transaction fees when a block chain is discarded 2014-02-14T01:19:40.167

5 Hypothetical situation: the Internet gets split in two, what happens with Bitcoin? 2014-03-04T11:25:53.220

5 Why did Dogecoin fork into 3 chains and not just 2? 2014-03-18T00:32:43.313

5 How frequent are side-chain reorganizations of various lengths? 2014-08-08T00:51:35.473

5 Is there any way to make an UTXO that cannot be spent until a certain block #? 2014-11-21T05:54:55.533

5 How is a blockchain split resolved? 2015-05-06T19:36:13.647

5 What will happen to my bitcoin if both Core and XT remain indefinitely? 2015-08-19T16:22:08.427

5 What is it that makes BIP149 safer to activate than BIP148? 2017-05-22T20:36:42.843

5 How does Bitcoin Gold implement replay protection? 2017-10-24T00:37:51.687

5 There's talk of increasing the blocksize - if this can be achieved - does this mean that the 21m btc limit can also be changed? 2017-11-29T18:19:30.007

5 Is there a list of Bitcoin Forks? 2017-12-21T16:47:46.943

5 Why do we need a genesis block? 2018-02-12T18:37:30.047

4 What client to use for an alternative special purpose blockchain? 2012-04-26T12:28:40.293

4 Why should a miner choose the longest blockchain if another chain has a higher expected reward? 2013-02-13T17:36:48.037

4 In the blockchain split of March 2013, where should miners mine, 0.7 or 0.8? 2013-03-12T04:41:43.187

4 What happens to my bitcoins if there's a permanent fork in the chain? 2013-03-28T03:23:46.337

4 Can a hard fork effectively double the value held in bitcoin? 2016-01-25T14:05:42.737

4 Does bitcoin have the potential to be subject to a hard fork where miners are forced to choose which fork they will accept, like Etherum? 2016-10-26T16:52:04.037

4 How does Bitcoin avoid splitting into multiple p2p networks? 2016-12-09T22:40:16.683

4 How does the Segwit2x fork implement replay protection? 2017-10-24T00:39:27.507

4 Does a 2009 node sync the whole bitcoin blockchain 2018-04-24T11:14:00.140

4 How can forks coexist even though only one of the is the longest chain? 2018-08-02T08:17:02.110

4 When does a blockchain fork resolution happen? 2018-09-28T04:10:00.067

4 Would it be possible to create a soft-fork for reducing miner reward? 2018-12-08T17:25:42.793

4 Why isn't the block hash used to calculate accumulated work? 2018-12-12T21:29:11.130

4 How often does temporary fork occur and how long does it last? 2020-07-25T16:40:48.777

3 Could many large forks cause a DoS attack on the miner? 2012-09-21T18:27:36.023

3 Is there a list of "hardforks that will never happen in Bitcoin"? 2013-01-04T07:23:57.117

3 How is it possible to detect system wide segmentation? 2013-03-11T04:42:36.863

3 Can the Bitcoin protocol be configured to *never* rollback after a certain block? 2013-03-13T17:14:45.853

3 Longer fake block chain with "valid" transactions 2013-12-03T08:56:43.253

3 Blockchain length by number of blocks or transactions? 2014-01-08T19:07:18.553

3 What if the execution time for an alt coin script exceeds the block time? 2014-03-12T05:00:10.540

3 How is over-spending one block apart prevented? 2014-03-24T21:30:52.640

3 Detecting fork using bitcoind 2014-04-15T12:19:25.920

3 What happens to my outgoing txs in a block reorganization? 2015-01-08T16:46:04.797

3 Is it likely that side-chain support will be added to Bitcoin? 2015-01-11T22:30:43.720

3 Can a shorter chain overcome a longer one? 2015-01-20T15:01:03.860

3 Do new SIGHASH types need a hard fork or a soft fork? 2015-04-02T05:33:13.303

3 What can a dishonest node do (or try to do)? 2015-05-26T20:58:53.377

3 Why can't the block size upgrade be trialed on testnet with an organised "stress test" 2015-06-05T06:05:48.937

3 Why is it dangerous to hard fork the Bitcoin network? 2016-01-19T13:04:06.060

3 What is the probability of forking in blockchain? 2016-01-29T13:27:04.907

3 Is there actual consensus on the blockchain's tip or only until the next block? 2016-02-15T11:27:55.233

3 Should I buy my Bitcoins now before a 2016 fork happens with Classic vs Core? 2016-02-25T18:41:49.757

3 How do I know I can trust the head of the blockchain 2016-08-29T12:04:00.080