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Was the "sideloaded" data verified by bitcoind during the value overflow bug?

I'm trying to understand from the code whether knightmb's blockchain data would be verified on startup or not, but couldn't easily determine that. It would not be. blkindex.dat back then held the ...
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How do hard forks avoid peering with each other?

Ports One way that forks can deliberately separate themselves is by using a different TCP port number for network communications. Currency Port Bitcoin 8333 Litecoin 9333 Handshake When two ...
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How do hard forks avoid peering with each other?

It looks like there is no standard on network joins itself together in practice. According to A History of Bitcoin Hard Forks:    The fact that no one person or group can determine when and how ...
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