According to the protocol specification at the Bitcoin wiki, each message header includes the first 4 bytes of sha256(sha256(payload) as a packet checksum. I suppose this checksum is used for packet ...
When client A opens a connection to client B, it opens its TCP connection to second client's port 8333. Is this connection solely used for A's queries and B's answers to A's query, or can B also query ...
I'm trying to understand how exactly does the Bitcoin client communicate initially with another client, as I'm making my own client and learning new things about TCP protocol. As I understand, the ...
I`m currently programming some TCP communication in my custom Bitcoin client. I am wondering if it is possible for the official client to communicate with it if they are sitting on the same machine? ...