Questions tagged [chain-reorganization]

Questions about the client-local phenomenon when an Ethereum client discovers a new chain longer in terms of difficulty than its current chain.

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How can I extract sidechains (transient forks) from a geth node before they get discarded?

According to my understanding, transient forks (also known as sidechains in geth's source code) are discarded or overwritten when a reorganization happens. But before that, when the node detects a ...
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Chain reorganisation: How often one confirmation transactions do not end up to the first block the wallet thinks

Currently web3.js wallets like MetaMask work so that they return the transaction receipt to the dApp as soon as the Ethereum node, connected internally by the wallet itself, sees one confirmation for ...
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Local ethereum node contain two different blocks but with same height

I am using geth node and found 2 different block with same number eth.getBlock("0x162ae4b189f77ed65d0be270aa8dea08d4e7dcd70432a7d1fd4e6b0fb1b301d6") { difficulty: 1001546728, extraData: "...
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How to test forked block on local machine?

Read this article How can I reliably induce a blockchain fork for testing purposes?. Example from that thread is outdated, and need to be refreshed. First my step is create initial chaindata from ...
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What does MetaMask mean by stop injecting web3.js?

MetaMask announced that they will stop injecting web3.js here. I know previously MetaMask will add a global variable in browser window.web3 and this global lowercase web3 variable will be deprecated ...
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Web3.js eth.subscribe: on('changed', function(event){}) doesn't work with Metamask?

I write a demo DApp website with this javascript const web3 = new Web3(ethereum); const contractAddr = "0x0Aa27e4B13D5c08A8767B36a0ACb76ED4549B7EA"; const abi = ...; let inst = new ...
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Is it possible to get duplicates of the log events on Ethereum when we have a fork of the chain?

Let's suppose we have 2 chains of ethereum blockchain. When I fetching contract's log events from x block to getBlockNumber(). Will i get two or one the same log events from each block? Or ...