I am creating my own altcoin for learning purposes and have successfully built the bitcoin code from source with my own genesis block.
Now is it time for me to change the name of the coin, so that it is truly my own alt coin.
To do this, I presume that I must change every instance of
myaltcoin in the code, so that when I run
bitcoin-qt (after the change I hope to be able to run
myaltcoin-qt), everything inside the GUI will say
myaltcoin and not
How I propose to do this...
I figure that the best way to do this would be to do some kind of case sensitive
find and replace, to recursively go through all files and directories and the strings in the files, changing every instance of
What is the safest way to do this in the linux terminal? To do this safely I assume I must:
- Account for case sensitivity.
- Replace file names of
- Replace text instances of
myaltcoinin directory names
I presume there is some way to do this with
find, but I'm not sure what the best way is.