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Questions tagged [bip148-uasf]

The User Activated Softfork is an alternative activation method for softforks by flag-day instead of the version bits approach.

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as a individual miner's side, how UASF, UAHF agree or disagree is occurred?

UASF is timestamp-based method. after that time, new rules will start. but i have a few question about this. how this rules is accepted by USER? does miner program contains 'yes' or 'no' about this ...
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Is Bitcoin centralized by mining pools?

Before going to my question, I want to make sure the difference between a full node and a miner. Below definition might be too simple, but it is enough to ask my question. A full node is to store ...
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how to activate BIP148 in bcoin configuration

I cannot find any documentation about activating BIP148 on a bcoin node. Is there anything similar to BIP151=true in the bcoin.conf or is it enabled by default?
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Does bitcoin-wallet support BIP148

Does anyone know if bitcoin-wallet on Andriod (https://github.com/bitcoin-wallet/bitcoin-wallet) supports BIP148? I've been Googling and checked their GitHub page but I can't find BIP148 mentioned ...
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What do I support with Bitcoin Core Version 0.14.2

At the moment I'm following the discussion about BIP-141, BIP-148, SegWit and SegWit2x (NYA). But I'm confused. I'm running Bitcoin Core Version v0.14.2 as a full-node. It's currently downloading the ...
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When is the earliest we will see SegWit transactions on main net

I am assuming that only after SegWit activation SegWit txs will be on mainnet, what i cannot determine is the date for that event. Can anyone help? So far i have seen references to late August.
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Why are transactions not used for signalling?

Currently miners can signal for certain BIP proposals. But users cannot signal, that's why they need to indirectly force miners to vote for them, using UASF's. But why are transactions not used for ...
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How to track UASF support?

It's easy to see that currently 50% of the hashrate supports Segwit. It's also simple to find that about 1000 nodes are supporting it. But I can't seem to figure out how significant that amount is, ...
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UASF, what do I need to do?

With the upcoming UASF activation what do I need to do to come out okay? I have my coins sitting on my Trezor in cold storage. If I just leave them as is, what happens? If I switch my Trezor to ...
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Which BIP-148 branch is the most recommended?

I want to run an BIP-148 ("segwit UASF") node. However, I am not sure which of the various branches is most maintained and recommended to run. There is this pull request by earonesty (386 commits ...
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What is UASF, BIP148, Segwit, Segwit2x? [duplicate]

I keep reading these terms and I don't follow this everyday. Last I heard was that segwit was suppose to solve the block size debate. What are all these new terms like segwit2x and UASF?
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If UASF activates, are blocks found by ASICBoost still valid on UASF nodes?

If UASF activates, are blocks found by ASICBoost still valid on UASF nodes? I understand that segwit is a softfork and that hence the segwit changes makes some blocks that were previously valid now ...
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Does BIP148 (UASF) offer any replay attack protection?

Is there any protection against replay attacks in BIP148? Despite the popular name (UASF), it's effectively a hard fork (in the sense users with old nodes will be on a different chain), is there any ...
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What will happen on November 15th 2017, when the Segwit proposal expires?

The time duration for the BIP-148 UASF is from August 1st to November 15th. During this time, the BIP-148 nodes will reject blocks that do not signal for Segwit. Now, after Nov. 15th, even the BIP-...
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How do we “exchange coins on one blockchain for those on the other”?

With Segwit and BIP-148 coming, I have been trying to figure out what's exactly gonna happen with Bitcoin after August 1, by watching videos and reading articles. One thing (among many others) ...
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I run bitcoin core. What should I prepare by August 1st?

I'm not sure about UASF/BIP-148 but should I do something for the activation? Will bitcoin core dev release new version? I do support segwit by the way. My bitcoind servers are used as a provider of ...
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What is it that makes BIP149 safer to activate than BIP148?

There are currently two BIPs floating to enable a "user activated softfork" of Segregated Witness. BIP148 is meant to activate by flag day on August 1st 2017 whereas enforcing nodes stop accepting ...
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Are exchanges tolerant of reduced transaction capacity?

In case a UASF is deployed and activated by exchanges there could be a stand-off situation in which miners mine on a different chain than exchanges. This would look like a sudden and long-lasting ...
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What is the User Activated Softfork (UASF) proposal? How do its risks compare to hardforks?

The Bitcoin community is abuzz with discussion about shaolinfry's proposal of a UASF to activate SegWit as an alternative to the Version Bits activation. I've seen frequent and extensive discussion of ...