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Attaching a geth client to a ganache-cli instance:

$ geth attach http://localhost:8550
Welcome to the Geth JavaScript console!

instance: EthereumJS TestRPC/v2.0.2/ethereum-js
coinbase: 0x322ecad098ba9125e5f5b35a390051af1592ab91
at block: 27 (Thu, 05 Apr 2018 15:51:09 BST)
 modules: eth:1.0 evm:1.0 net:1.0 personal:1.0 rpc:1.0 web3:1.0

I am attempting to call a contract function that has overloaded functions:

function transfer(address _to, uint256 _value, bytes _data)
function transfer(address _to, uint256 _value) //This one is called

After creating an interface on geth to access the contract functions, calling transfer results in a call to the second function definition.

How can I call a specific overloaded version of a contract function?

There doesn't seem to be a way to use encodeFunctionCall as shown with truffle here via geth.

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The ganache-cli version being used that was failing was v6.0.3. For some reason this ganache version could not handle overloaded contract functions well.

Updating to v6.1.0 solves this problem.

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