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Comparison between CPFP and BIP125 for fee bumping

First off, note that BIP125 does not prescribe any network ("consensus") rule. A Bitcoin node may not follow this replacement policy. In fact most nodes on the network are running Bitcoin ...
Antoine Poinsot's user avatar
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Why won't bumpfee accept my new fee_rate?

The bumpfee command uses a fixed 5sat/vb incremental feerate when creating replacement transactions. This is why it's saying the fee should be at least 846 sats for bumping your 141 vbytes transaction....
Antoine Poinsot's user avatar
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Why can't I bumpfee a tx with 19 ancestors?

There is a limit on the number of descendants a transaction which gets updated during an RBF may have. This limit is of 25 descendant, accounting for the transaction itself. (There is also a limit on ...
Antoine Poinsot's user avatar
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Why won't bumpfee accept my new fee_rate?

The 1sat/vB is indeed what you need to enter the mempool. The wallet's 5sat/vB increase is not always necessary or sufficient to meet Rule 4. Sounds like in this situation, the wallet's incremental ...
glozow's user avatar
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LND funding transaction stuck in mempool due to low fees

I got a sweep TX (from a force closed channel) stuck, also due to low fees. This answer is inspired by OPs answer. I got it working with: lncli openchannel \ --sat_per_byte=${fees per byte for the ...
chpio's user avatar
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LND funding transaction stuck in mempool due to low fees

I solved the problem whit CPFP (children pay for parent). I used the unconfirmed change of the fund TX stuck in mempool to open a new channel. At the time of broadcasting TX the median fee is ...
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Can a non-miner third party help other people's transactions to confirm faster?

No, in general non-miner third parties cannot influence the priority of transactions except by outbidding them. Unconfirmed transactions can only be reprioritized by either the sender or one of the ...
Murch's user avatar
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