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I've been working with ens via web3.js and ensutils.js but I'm stuck at startAuctionsAndBid function.

If I try :

var sbid = ethRegistrar.shaBid(web3.sha3('name'), eth.accounts[8], web3.toWei(0.01, 'ether'), web3.sha3('my secret phrase'))
ethRegistrar.startAuctionsAndBid(0x12345670159e0506114fee112628a969f587bf4b7bf4a728661705c08fa9ce82, sbid);

I'm getting:

TypeError: 'forEach' is not a function
    at web3.js:1553:13
    at web3.js:694:16
    at map (<native code>)
    at web3.js:693:20
    at web3.js:4059:46
    at web3.js:4130:19
    at apply (<native code>)
    at web3.js:4223:16
    at <anonymous>:1:1

Other functions, like startAuction, newBid, unsealBid work as expected, only startAuctionsAndBid gives me an error.
Any idea why?


Update:

The forEach error was fixed by providing an array as first argument. The function is now executed but it fails on contract execution

startAuctionsAndBid expects 2 arguments:

hashes bytes32[]
sealedBid bytes32

How can I construct the elements of the hashes array?
I tried hashes = [web3.sha3('name')], but no luck.

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You have need to quote addresses as must be strings. The Javascript VM will not support such large numbers natively.

ethRegistrar.startAuctionsAndBid("0x12345670159e0506114fee112628a969f587bf4b7bf4a728661705c08fa9ce82", sbid);
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  • hi there, it's quoted, hashes = [web3.sha3('name')] - ["0x12345db9720459d9b81668541cd4d26e42a037017ab1b813996a0d03926bf68"] – Pedro Lobito Feb 4 '18 at 13:57
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There might be two issues in your code,

  1. startAuctionsAndBid() is not return any value/non array value. Check once.

  2. startAuctionsAndBid(0x12345670159e0506114fee112628a969f587bf4b7bf4a728661705c08fa9ce82, sbid); Javascipt will convert 1st argument to equivalent integer. Js may not not hold that much of integer. So please add single or double quotes.

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