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delegatecall (assembly) didn't change state variable in Remix with Web3 Provider

I am trying to test proxy pattern in Remix, which connected to my private chain with Web3 Provider. By the way, miner is working all the time. After invoking add function of Proxy contract, the state ...
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How does this assembly function work?

From the Docs, how does this operation create a new "memory end"? mstore(0x40, add(o_code, and(add(add(size, 0x20), 0x1f), not(0x1f))) Context: library GetCode { function at(address _addr) public ...
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How to get access to the storage array through the solidity assembler?

If the array is located in memory, then all the elements are in sequence, for example: uint256 arrLength = arr.length; assembly{ let offset := sload(arrLength) res:= mload(...
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How to split bytes32 into multiples of 8 in solidity

I want to split bytes32 into multiples of 8 (in assembly). I have the following code(After referring here): function testAssembly(bytes32 _msg) public pure returns (bytes8 i, bytes8 j, bytes8 k, ...
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Difference in “delegate call via assembly”

I came across a different version of delegate call via assembly and also tried all of them - no different result so far. How does it differ and which is the best version to use? OpenZepplin version: ...
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Read more than 32 bytes from memory (Assembly)

Assume I am passing a variable bytes (memory) to a function. This variable corresponds to A concatenated with B where A is of size 32 and B is 96 bytes, how can I return A (bytes32) and B (bytes). ...
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In-line assembly error

I am checking if an address is a smart contract. Similarly to many articles and example-codes out there, i do this within my function: uint32 size; assembly{ size := extcodesize(_to) } if(size &...
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What is the alternative to using **label** in solidity inline assembly code?

What is the alternative to using label in Solidity inline assembly code? Label is deprecated in new version.
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Understanding first evm word of reference types in assembly

Given the following function: function getArrayItems(bytes calldata) external returns ( bytes4 _signature, bytes32 _wutIsThis, bytes32 _length, bytes32 _firstItem ) { assembly { ...
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Solidity assembly function call parameter alignment

I am trying to call a function using assembly. The called function has address parameters. How to use address in assembly call? Called function example: function isSameAddress(address a, address b) ...
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can anyone help to explain calldataload

In the Solidity documentation, the definition of calldataload is: calldataload(p) call data starting from position p (32 bytes) But I am really confused by what is call data. Is the call data of ...
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why use up all the gasLimit when use assembly and revert together?

try to call erc20 token's transferFrom() using assembly(to save some gas), code like this: pragma solidity ^0.4.24; contract TestAssemblyAndRevert { function test(address from, address to, ...
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Is it possible to get a function's original returndata if it is wrapped in an interface that doesn't return anything?

Will a function's returndata persist through a wrapper, even if the wrapper does not support a return value? An example would be as follows: contract OriginalContract { function originalFunction()...
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How to find keys mapped to valid values in a given range (n_start, n_end) at runtime?

My question is related to finding keys mapped to valid values in a given range (n_start, n_end) at runtime using minimum gas, if possible. mapping(uint => myStruct) clusterContract; uint contains ...
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EVM Assembly tags

Studying the Solidity optimizer, I found that the assembly code is divided into tags and the optimizer doesn't work between them: It splits the sequence of instructions into basic blocks at JUMPs ...
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isContract function using EVM assembly to get the address' code size

My problem is that I need to make sure my contract processes only the transactions coming from EOA (externally owned accounts). For this I need to determine the type of account I'm dealing with. In ...
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Proxy contract DELEGATECALL to pass a DYNAMIC array to a function in the target contract

I'm trying to get a Proxy contract to correctly do a delegatecall to a function in another 'target' contract. The problem is, that I need to pass a dynamic array as the parameter to this function. Q: ...
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how to join two bytes32 values in solidity?

Below is work example of joining two bytes arrays. I wonder how I can join two bytes32 using assembly or solidity? two bytes32 values should serve as an input and a joined bytes32 is an output. ...
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Convert bytes to uint256[]

I am writing an implementation of ERC777TokensRecipient. So that means a function function tokensReceived(address operator, address from, address to, uint256 amount, bytes data, bytes operatorData) ...
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When did the Ethereum “free memory pointer” change? (6060… -> 6080…)

I have been digging a bit deeper into the Ethereum bytecode with the specific goal to do contract verification from the source code. I noticed, while doing some tests, that the initial bytes of the ...
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How can a factory contract clone the bytecode of an existing contract?

Using new to create a contract causes the factory contract to compile with the product contract's bytecode appended to the end... contract Foo { function Foo() {} } bytecode: 60606040525b600056 ...
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What OPCODES are available for the Ethereum EVM?

The Ethereum virtual machine has a large number of operation codes and base level instruction sets. Is a complete listing available?
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How do I construct a call to contract return string using inline assembly?

pragma solidity ^0.4.21; contract Test1 { function add(int a, int b) returns(string){ //Simply add the two arguments and return return "Qmrwokdkeoiudkeooiskelpdislpeosj;sd[opek;s[pkfe,;...
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Assembly call instruction address as single integer

The following function is a function of a library (The code is written in Solidity). It has an assembly instruction that I do not understand. Specifically at line call(sub(gas, 2000), 6, 0, input, ...
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Assembly opcodes

I need some help understanding assembly functions pragma solidity ^0.4.23; contract Test { function addTest() public pure returns (uint c) { bytes memory b = new bytes(1024); assembly { c:...
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Compile standalone assembly

The solidity wiki explains that standalone assembly is also possible. However, I cannot compile it. For example: { mstore(0x40, 0x60) // store the "free memory pointer" // function dispatcher ...
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How to generate sugared assembly code from Solidity code?

In the Solidity documentation I see a sample assembly code: { mstore(0x40, 0x60) // store the "free memory pointer" // function dispatcher switch div(calldataload(0), exp(2, 226)) case ...
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Get return data from delegatecall

I'm using a low level delegatecall to forward my calls to a library. I need to (in this order) : load bytes4 sig into _message from memory load bounty (STRUCT) into _message from storage load bytes ...
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Optional Multi-Parameter Call to External Contract

I would like to half implement ERC223 for business reasons. This means being able to notify other contracts when they receive tokens, but not revert if the recipient is a contract that doesn't ...
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Why is mstore not working here? (assembly)

function debug() returns (bytes) { bytes memory ret = new bytes(6); bytes memory word = new bytes(6); word = hex"61626f757400"; assembly { mstore(add(ret, ...
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Combining two 32 byte values (bytes32) into a 64 byte value

I am passing 64 byte public keys into my solidity function as two 32 byte parts, high 32 bytes and low 32 bytes. How do I combine them back to a 64 byte value in Solidity (cost efficiently)? Looping ...
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Is there a difference between the call stack and the “normal” stack?

I cannot find any good source on this. The "normal" stack is where all PUSH opcodes put their bytes on. The "call stack" could be some other stack where either call data or addresses are put on - ...
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Convert two int128 variables to Bytes32 and back

For Bytes32 to 2x int128 I have working code. I've adapted code from this stack Exchange answer function bytes32to2xint128(bytes32 z) pure public returns (int128 x, int128 y){ bytes16[2] memory ...
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How can assembly be used to add bytes together? [duplicate]

To store data on the blockchain, a storage container bytes[6] data is used, each array stores maximum amount based on block gas limit. Can assembly be used to add those 6 arrays together, and return ...
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Returning values from Solidity function that does not define a return?

I'm a bit confused by the code at this smart contract, which is part of the Aragon project code: function delegatedFwd( address _dst, bytes _calldata, uint256 _minReturnSize) internal { ...
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Forward call to another smart contract

I have created a smart contract using a factory method pattern as follows: contract MyContractFactory is Ownable { function create(...) onlyOwner public returns (MyContract) { return new ...
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Plot a gaussian distribution in Solidity

are there any libraries to plot a gaussian distribution, and measure position along that curve? like https://github.com/errcw/gaussian in javascript
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Append address to bytecode and then deploy it

I'm trying to write a deployer function which would allow me do deploy arbitraty code. So far, I can deploy a contract with parameters using this snippet found here: // js truffle const tokenWeb3 = ...
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Solidity assembly question - mstore

I was searching on how to convert a uint to bytes in Solidity and found this answer. function toBytes(uint256 x) returns (bytes b) { b = new bytes(32); assembly { mstore(add(b, 32), x) } } ...
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hexadecimal (bytes) to binary (uint) in a smart contract

What are some ways to convert from bytes8 hexadecimal to uint64 binary?
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Solidity to inline assembly

Taken a smart contract like the following: contract A { address public beneficiary; function A(address _beneficiary) public { beneficiary = _beneficiary; } function () ...
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Add data to an array in assembly for solidity

Hi I'm trying to make a function in assembly inline with following purpose: Given: An array in the blockchain with names (= bytes32[] _documentHashes). Asked: Find which indexes are equal to the ...
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Accessing array elements with inline assembly

Using a loop in inline assembly compared to a regular solidity for loop saves around 20% in gas cost. I'm struggling however with looping over an array through inline assembly. Is this possible and ...
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Solidity VM memory management

I'm trying to do an external function call in assembly. So I have to prepare a memory area that store the input args. But where's the address that I should start with mstore? I mean, there are some ...
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understanding mload assembly function

I am learning the inline assembly in solidity, i ve found the function mload(0x40) i am confused whith what this function does? did it reserve 4 Slot/word in memory or did it load the data stored in ...
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What does the assembly part of this function do? (in receiveApproval )

I'm trying to wrap my head around the approveAndCall() function, because I want to allow users to pay for functions of my main contract with the associated tokens. I'm trying to understand the ...
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How could msg.sender != tx.origin AND extcodesize(caller) == 0 be true?

I'm working on a puzzle where msg.sender != tx.origin, so the implication is that the caller needs to be a contract or at least something in between the calling account. But extcodesize(caller) == 0 ...
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Cast bytes to bytes32 using assembly [duplicate]

Is there any way of converting bytes into bytes32 using solidity assembly? (avoiding a loop, and knowing the size of the input bytes array)
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Out of gas exception when calculating Keccak256 inline solidity assembly

I am trying to write a simple function which should return me Keccak256 of an incoming uint using Solidity inline assembly function, however it returns me out of gas exception when trying to execute ...
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Concat two bytes arrays with Assembly

Does anyone know how to efficiently concat two bytes arrays with assembly language to save gas costs? Currently I have function mergeBytes(bytes param1, bytes param2) returns (bytes) { bytes ...