I saw 2 rust implementations of Bitcoin.

Parity Bitcoin: https://github.com/paritytech/parity-bitcoin

Rust-Bitcoin: https://github.com/apoelstra/rust-bitcoin

They are not updated for some time now. Are there any other up-to-date and viable rust implementations?

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    github.com/rust-bitcoin/rust-bitcoin looks actively developed. Commented Jul 22, 2021 at 23:34
  • Parity bitcoin has last commit on Aug 24, 2020. Rust bitcoin has last commit on Oct 12, 2018. I believe there are changes in Bitcoin after that right?
    – satya
    Commented Jul 23, 2021 at 1:33
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    I'm not sure what you're looking at but (a) rust-bitcoin had a commit (and a release!) yesterday and (b) "changes in Bitcoin" isn't very well-defined; in general, just because some changes are implemented in one piece of software doesn't mean they need to be incorporated everywhere. Almost everything is opt-in, so if you don't make use of a feature, you generally don't care about it (this is true for consensus changes, p2p protocol changes, wallet standards, ...). Commented Jul 23, 2021 at 1:36
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    Oh, you're looking at apoelstra's fork whose master branch is outdated. That's not the right place to look; use the project repository github.com/rust-bitcoin/rust-bitcoin Commented Jul 23, 2021 at 1:39
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    This should probably be in github.com/igorbarinov/awesome-bitcoin or en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Software rather than here. Commented Jul 23, 2021 at 10:08


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