Class: Pool

net~Pool(options)

Pool A pool of peers for handling all network activity.

Constructor

new Pool(options)

Create a pool.

Extends:
  • EventEmitter
Parameters:
Name Type Description
options Object
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Extends

  • EventEmitter

Members

(static, constant) DISCOVERY_INTERVAL :Number

Discovery interval for UPNP and DNS seeds.

Type:
  • Number
Default Value:
  • 120000
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(static, constant) REFILL_INTERVAL :Number

Interval for refilling outbound peers.

Type:
  • Number
Default Value:
  • 3000
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Methods

(async, private) _addBlock(peer, block) → {Promise}

Attempt to add block to chain (without a lock).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
block Block
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) _connect() → {Promise}

Connect to the network (no lock).

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) _disconnect() → {Promise}

Disconnect from the network.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) _handleAirdrop(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle an airdrop proof. Attempt to add to mempool (without a lock).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet AirdropPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) _handleClaim(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle a claim. Attempt to add to mempool (without a lock).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet ClaimPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) _handleHeaders(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle headers packet from a given peer without a lock.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet HeadersPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) _handleInv(peer, packet)

Handle inv packet (without a lock).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet InvPacket
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(async, private) _handleMerkleBlock(peer, block)

Handle merkleblock packet (without a lock).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
block MerkleBlockPacket
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(async, private) _handleTX(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle a transaction. Attempt to add to mempool (without a lock).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet TXPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) addBlock(peer, block) → {Promise}

Attempt to add block to chain.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
block Block
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(private) addInbound(socket)

Create an inbound peer from an existing socket.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
socket net.Socket
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(private) addLoader()

Add a loader peer. Necessary for a sync to even begin.

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(private) addOutbound()

Create an outbound non-loader peer. These primarily exist for transaction relaying.

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announceAirdrop(msg)

Announce a transaction to all peers.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg AirdropProof
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announceBlock(msg)

Announce a block to all peers.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg Block
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announceClaim(msg)

Announce a transaction to all peers.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg Claim
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announceList(peer)

Announce broadcast list to peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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announceTX(msg)

Announce a transaction to all peers.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg TX
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ban(addr)

Ban peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
addr NetAddress
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(private) bindPeer(peer)

Bind to peer events.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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broadcast(msg) → {Promise}

Broadcast a transaction, block, or claim.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg TX | Block | Claim | AirdropProof
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) connect() → {Promise}

Connect to the network.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(private) createInbound(socket) → {Peer}

Accept an inbound socket.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
socket net.Socket
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Returns:
Type
Peer

(private) createOutbound(addr) → {Peer}

Create an outbound peer with no special purpose.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
addr NetAddress
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Returns:
Type
Peer

(async) disconnect() → {Promise}

Disconnect from the network.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) discover() → {Promise}

Rediscover seeds and internet gateway. Attempt to add port mapping once again.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) discoverExternal() → {Promise}

Attempt to discover external IP via DNS.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) discoverGateway() → {Promise}

Attempt to add port mapping (i.e. remote:8333->local:8333) via UPNP.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async) discoverSeeds(checkPeers) → {Promise}

Attempt to resolve DNS seeds if necessary.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
checkPeers Boolean
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Returns:
Type
Promise

ensureAirdrop(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent. Check tx existence before requesting.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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ensureClaim(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent. Check tx existence before requesting.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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ensureTX(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent. Check tx existence before requesting.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(private) fillOutbound()

Attempt to refill the pool with peers (no lock).

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forceSync()

Force sending of a sync to each peer.

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getAirdrop(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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getBlock(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(async) getBlocks(peer, tip, stop) → {Promise}

Send getblocks to peer after building locator.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
tip Hash

Tip hash to build chain locator from.

stop Hash
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(private) getBroadcasted(peer, item) → {Promise}

Get a block/tx from the broadcast map.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
item InvItem
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Returns:
Type
Promise

getClaim(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(async) getHeaders(peer, tip, stop) → {Promise}

Send getheaders to peer after building locator.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
tip Hash

Tip to build chain locator from.

stop Hash
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Returns:
Type
Promise

getHost() → {NetAddress}

Allocate a host from the host list.

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Returns:
Type
NetAddress

(async, private) getItem(peer, item) → {Promise}

Get a block/tx either from the broadcast map, mempool, or blockchain.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
item InvItem
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(private) getNextTip(height) → {Object}

Find the next checkpoint.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
height Number
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Returns:
Type
Object

getTX(peer, hashes)

Queue a getdata request to be sent.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(async, private) handleAddr(peer, packet)

Handle peer addr event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet AddrPacket
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(async, private) handleAirdrop(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle an airdrop proof. Attempt to add to mempool.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet AirdropPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handleAirdropInv(peer, hashes)

Handle peer inv packet (airdrops).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(private) handleBadOrphan(msg, err, id)

Handle bad orphan.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg Number
err VerifyError
id Number
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(async, private) handleBan(peer)

Handle ban event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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(async, private) handleBlock(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle block packet. Attempt to add to chain.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet BlockPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handleBlockInv(peer, hashes) → {Promise}

Handle inv packet from peer (containing only BLOCK types).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handleBlockTxn(peer, packet)

Handle blocktxn packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet BlockTxnPacket
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(async, private) handleClaim(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle a claim. Attempt to add to mempool.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet ClaimPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handleClaimInv(peer, hashes)

Handle peer inv packet (claims).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(async, private) handleClose(peer, connected)

Handle peer close event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
connected Boolean
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(async, private) handleCmpctBlock(peer, packet)

Handle cmpctblock packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet CompactBlockPacket
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(async, private) handleConnect(peer)

Handle peer connect event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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(async, private) handleFeeFilter(peer, packet)

Handle sendcmpct packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet FeeFilterPacket
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(async, private) handleFilterAdd(peer, packet)

Handle filteradd packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet FilterAddPacket
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(async, private) handleFilterClear(peer, packet)

Handle filterclear packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet FilterClearPacket
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(async, private) handleFilterLoad(peer, packet)

Handle filterload packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet FilterLoadPacket
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(async, private) handleGetAddr(peer, packet)

Handle getaddr packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet GetAddrPacket
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(async, private) handleGetBlocks(peer, packet)

Handle getblocks packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet GetBlocksPacket
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(async, private) handleGetBlockTxn(peer, packet)

Handle getblocktxn packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet GetBlockTxnPacket
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(async, private) handleGetData(peer, packet)

Handle getdata packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet GetDataPacket
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(async, private) handleGetHeaders(peer, packet)

Handle getheaders packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet GetHeadersPacket
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(async, private) handleGetProof(peer, packet)

Handle getproof packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet GetProofPacket
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(async, private) handleHeaders(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle headers packet from a given peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet HeadersPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handleInv(peer, packet)

Handle inv packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet InvPacket
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(async, private) handleMempool(peer, packet)

Handle mempool packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet MempoolPacket
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(async, private) handleMerkleBlock(peer, block)

Handle merkleblock packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
block MerkleBlockPacket
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(async, private) handleNotFound(peer, packet)

Handle peer notfound packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet NotFoundPacket
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(async, private) handleOpen(peer)

Handle peer open event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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(async, private) handlePacket(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle peer packet event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet Packet
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handlePing(peer, packet)

Handle ping packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet PingPacket
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(async, private) handlePong(peer, packet)

Handle pong packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet PongPacket
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(async, private) handleProof(peer, packet)

Handle proof packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet ProofPacket
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(async, private) handleReject(peer, packet)

Handle peer reject event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet RejectPacket
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(async, private) handleSendCmpct(peer, packet)

Handle sendcmpct packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet SendCmpctPacket
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(async, private) handleSendHeaders(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle sendheaders packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet SendHeadersPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(private) handleSocket(socket)

Handle incoming connection.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
socket net.Socket
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(async, private) handleTX(peer, packet) → {Promise}

Handle a transaction. Attempt to add to mempool.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet TXPacket
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) handleTXInv(peer, hashes)

Handle peer inv packet (txs).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hashes Array.<Hash>
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(async, private) handleUnknown(peer, packet)

Handle unknown packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet UnknownPacket
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(async, private) handleVerack(peer, packet)

Handle verack packet.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet VerackPacket
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(async, private) handleVersion(peer, packet)

Handle peer version event.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
packet VersionPacket
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hasAirdrop(hash) → {Boolean}

Test whether the mempool has or has seen an item.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(async) hasBlock(hash) → {Promise}

Test whether the chain has or has seen an item.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
hash Hash
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Returns:
  • Returns Boolean.
Type
Promise

hasClaim(hash) → {Boolean}

Test whether the mempool has or has seen an item.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

hasTX(hash) → {Boolean}

Test whether the mempool has or has seen an item.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(private) init()

Initialize the pool.

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isSyncable(peer) → {Boolean}

Test whether a peer is sync-worthy.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(async, private) listen() → {Promise}

Start listening on a server socket.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

(private) logStatus(block)

Log sync status.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
block Block
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(async) open() → {Promise}

Open the pool, wait for the chain to load.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

pickProver(nameHash) → {Buffer}

Pick prover for name proofs.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
nameHash Buffer
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Returns:
Type
Buffer

queueFilterLoad()

Queue a resend of the bloom filter.

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(private) refill()

Attempt to refill the pool with peers (no lock).

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(private) removePeer(peer)

Remove a peer from any list. Drop all load requests.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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resetChain()

Reset header chain.

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(async) resolve(nameHash) → {Buffer}

Resolve a name.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
nameHash Buffer
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Returns:
Type
Buffer

resolveAirdrop(peer, hash) → {Boolean}

Fulfill a requested claim.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

resolveBlock(peer, hash) → {Boolean}

Fulfill a requested block.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(async, private) resolveChain(peer, hash) → {Promise}

Resolve header chain.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Promise

resolveClaim(peer, hash) → {Boolean}

Fulfill a requested claim.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(private) resolveHeaders(peer)

Request current header chain blocks.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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resolveHeight(hash, height)

Update all peer heights by their best hash.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
hash Hash
height Number
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resolveItem(peer, item) → {Boolean}

Fulfill a requested item.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
item InvItem
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(async) resolveOrphan(peer, orphan) → {Promise}

Send getblocks to peer after building locator and resolving orphan root.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
orphan Hash

Orphan hash to resolve.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

resolveTX(peer, hash) → {Boolean}

Fulfill a requested tx.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

(async, private) resync(forcenullable) → {Promise}

Send a sync to each peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Attributes Description
force Boolean <nullable>
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Returns:
Type
Promise

(async, private) sendBlock(peer, item) → {Boolean}

Send a block from the broadcast list or chain.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
item InvItem
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

sendFilterLoad()

Resend the bloom filter to peers.

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sendGetAddr()

Send getaddr to all peers.

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sendLocator(locator, peer) → {Boolean}

Send a chain locator and start syncing from peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
locator Array.<Hash>
peer Peer
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Returns:
Type
Boolean

sendMempool()

Send mempool to all peers.

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(async) sendSync(peer) → {Promise}

Start syncing from peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
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Returns:
Type
Promise

setFilter(filter)

Set the spv filter.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
filter BloomFilter
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(private) setLoader()

Add a loader peer. Necessary for a sync to even begin.

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startSync()

Start the blockchain sync.

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(private) startTimer()

Start discovery timer.

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(private) stopSync()

Stop the sync.

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(private) stopTimer()

Stop discovery timer.

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(async, private) switchSync(peer, hash) → {Promise}

Switch to getblocks.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
peer Peer
hash Hash
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Returns:
Type
Promise

sync()

Send a sync to each peer.

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uid() → {Number}

Allocate new peer id.

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Returns:
Type
Number

unban(addr)

Unban peer.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
addr NetAddress
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(async, private) unlisten() → {Promise}

Stop listening on server socket.

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Returns:
Type
Promise

unwatch()

Reset the spv filter (filterload, SPV-only).

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watch(data)

Watch a an address hash (filterload, SPV-only).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
data Buffer | Hash
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watchAddress(address)

Add an address to the bloom filter (SPV-only).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
address Address | AddressString
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watchOutpoint(outpoint)

Add an outpoint to the bloom filter (SPV-only).

Parameters:
Name Type Description
outpoint Outpoint
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