Warp Sync is an extension to the Ethereum Wire protocol, which involves sending snapshots over the network to get the full state at a given block extremely quickly, and then filling in the blocks between the genesis and the snapshot in the background.
When I run
parity --help for Parity v1.11.4, the bullet about
--warp Does nothing; warp sync is enabled by default.
That said, is there any advantage left in setting
To my understanding, their purpose is to allow for a fast (but incomplete) sync.
But then, as mentioned above,
warp seems to do that already.
So when exactly should I be using
pruning to anything other than