Questions tagged [fork-choice-rule]
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When does fork choice really checked in Ethereum2.0?
I have a question about when the fork-choice rule is checked in real implementation or in the specification. Maintaining a fork-choice store is important and due to network delay, there may happen ...
How do uncle blocks remain valid?
Even though Ethereum does not directly use GHOST, stale blocks can be included as uncles for a reward. How can uncle blocks remain valid, as I suppose state transitions must be non-conflicting? The ...
Fork Choice Rule in Ethereum 2.0?
According to the "Fork choice rule" in Ethereum 2.0 (sharding), how to choose a branch in a fork? (A) or (B) ? (A) branch, which has the most blocks in it. (similar to "longest chain" rule in PoW)...
"Fork choice rule" : A general term? or a specific algorithm?
Is "Fork choice rule" a general term including all the algorithms used for choosing a branch among other branches in a fork (including longest chain rule etc) ? Or is it a specific algorithm designed ...