I will explain my question through an example on the bitcoin testnet network.

I am looking at the output at index 0 of this transaction:


I can tell through the bitcoin testnet block explorer that it was spent in this transaction:


Is there a way to use the bitcoind RPC methods to determine that it was 7b1b3... that was the transaction that spent this transaction output?

Thank you!

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Bitcoind does not track this information as it is not necessary for normal validation, so no, this is not easily possible.

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    What I suspected. Any plans to do that?
    – morsecoder
    Oct 14, 2014 at 19:46

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