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What's the distinction between BIP 157 and BIP 158? Are they supported by Bitcoin Core?

BIP 157 and BIP 158 are both concerned with Compact Block filters. What is the distinction between them, and which of them does Bitcoin Core currently support?
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With peerblockfilters=1 hundreds of "btcwire 0.5.0/neutrino" connections are downloading TB from my Bitcoin node

I run Bitcoin Core 0.21.0 from a data center, unmetered, with compact block filters enabled (blockfilterindex=1 peerblockfilters=1). Soon after the restart, I get a huge number (140-200) of ...
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Could Neutrino technically as side-effect, incentivize centralization of the bitcoin network?

TWO questions on Neutrino:: 1) Could Neutrino technically as side-effect, incentivize centralization of the bitcoin network? Or other formulation: ...hinder higher degree of decentralization? Why ...
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Can a full node provide a bogus block bloomfilter to a Neutrino node?

When a thin client using BIP157/BIP158 (Neutrino) requests the block filter for the latest block, would it be possible for the full node serving this request to attack the Neutrino node by providing a ...
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How do Golomb Coded Sets work?

From my understanding Golomb coded sets are a probabilistic data structure that encodes the deltas of an order set of elements. With things like txids, which are evenly distributed, Golomb coded sets ...
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Why should BIP157 compact filters be processed in-order?

In BIP157, under "Client Operation", we have the following paragraph: Starting from the first block in the desired range, the client now MAY download the filters. The client SHOULD test ...
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Does Bitcoin Core support BIP157? (some call it neutrino)

I want to allow my bitcoind node to support BIP157 so that i can allow some friends to connect their LND nodes to it. Does it support it by default? Or do i need to explicitly enable it?
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Can someone please explain the meaning of "neutrino" within the lightning network?

Rene Pickhardt wrote the below quoted comment in another thread about whether a mobile wallet can be both a full lightning node and wallet at the same time. I have many lightning nodes running but ...
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How do light clients using compact block filters get relevant unconfirmed transactions?

I was discussing various light client models and we got into unconfirmed transactions. With the BIP37-based bloom filters, a light client would subscribe to updates from full node peers by submitting ...
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Why should SPV nodes operate on the P2P network?

I understand there are advantages for the SPV client to acquire header-chain and subsequent inclusion proofs over the p2p network: Peer discovery P2P node interface is public Reuse of P2P messaging ...
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getblockfilter Error: Index is not enabled for filtertype basic

I'm failing to run the getblockfilter example. What am I doing wrong? $ bitcoin-cli help getblockfilter getblockfilter "blockhash" ( "filtertype" ) Retrieve a BIP 157 content ...
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How is BIP 158 wallet rescanning supposed to work with xpub keys?

A light client implementing BIP158 downloads filters and checks its addresses against that filter. If one matches, it downloads the block. Now, let's say we have an HD wallet (BIP32), and/or an xpub ...
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library for light-weight wallet : btcsuite or BitcoinJ [closed]

Do btcsuite + Neutrino(Lightning-lab) together provide sufficient foundation for light client capable to service onchain transactions (not multisig & not related to Payment Channels)? Or is it ...
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Neutrino enables full mining nodes without storing the entire chain?

in follow-up to thread 85203: With a fully implemented Neutrino (BIP 157/8) in Bitcoin, would it enable one to operate a MINING Node without having to use/store the entire gigabytes of blockchain ...