A chain of transactions

In bitcoin, each transaction's signature is signed with previous owner's private key. Then, how sign the first transaction's signature?


Byte-map of transaction

See Bitcoin Wiki. Above image illustrates a byte-map of transaction with each type of TxIn and TxOut.

We should attention at "Coinbase/Generation" (Coinbase means the first transaction in a block). Codebase's script is a arbitary data. Yep, it is random.

Therefore the signature of first transaction of a block is not used.

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