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If I create a filter with the same parameters twice in a row, I get different filter IDs. Is the ID deterministic? If so, how is it generated?

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The filter ID is an integer, and is incremented for each newly created filter, regardless of the parameters it's created with.

See also the following previous thread: What's the maximum number of filters geth can hold and what happens when this maximum is met?

  • very well versed answer on filters, thank you for that. Would you happen to notice what I am doing wrong with my filter code on this question?: ethereum.stackexchange.com/questions/22954/… – Webeng Jul 24 '17 at 22:38
  • Apologies for the late reply on this - did you solve the filter issue in the end? – Richard Horrocks Jul 30 '17 at 15:25
  • Hey sorry for the late reply to your reply :P, no I didn't solve the issue, wrote different questions trying to debug it with different angles, but no solution yet. Would you happen to know what it might be? – Webeng Aug 2 '17 at 15:57

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