i am trying to call this function with help of web3.js in ganache testrpc but it is giving me error of VM Exception while processing transaction: out of gas

i have tried to increas gas of ganache to 999999999999 still its not work...

function initialEscrowDetail(uint transactionId,address partyB,uint amount,bool condition){


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  • please share the code
    – Karan
    Apr 22, 2018 at 15:57
  • thanks but issue is resolved. ganache testRPC is waste of time in reallife dapps testing. now i have started private test blockchain. Apr 22, 2018 at 16:02
  • testrpc is also private EVM :)
    – Karan
    Apr 23, 2018 at 7:30

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The default gas in web3 if it is not specified is 90k. Since each new storage modifications cost 20k with 5 storage modifications you were using more than 100k of gas.

You can add an optional last parameter with the transaction gas

escrow.initialEscrowDetail(1,"0x0",200,true, { gas: 1000000 });

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