Consider this imaginary solidity function:

function doSomething(){
   a += 1;

According to the docs variable a will not be incremented by 1 because the require(false) will cause the transaction to revert. My question is: will the 1000 wei transfer occur or not?

  • No, if a transaction is reverted, then it has no effect except to consume the already-used gas. – user19510 Jun 21 '18 at 17:10

It won't occur. All the changes will be reverted if the requirement is not fulfilled. In fact, if you try to execute this, for instance, in remix you will get a warning saying that the transaction will fail. If you force the transaction it will be mines but will fail.

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