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Does 'estimateGas' behave the same on Ganache and on mainnet?

I noticed that estimateGas behavior in Ganache has changed: In version 6.4.1, it throws an exception if exceeding the gas-limit. In version 6.5.1, it returns the estimation even if exceeding the gas-...
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What are the parameters for the ideal gas limit?

I am new to writing smart contracts, in recent times I am having trouble in deploying the smart contracts couple of times so I need a solution for that. I am using the truffle most of the time so ...
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Is gas limit constant for regular transfers? [duplicate]

Afaik the minimum amount of gas, required for a regular ETH transfer is 21000. Is 21000 specific to the protocol itself, or does it depend on the particular network? Does it depend on custom data, ...
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Error: gas required exceeds allowance or always failing transaction in Remix using Ropsten network

I am facing this error , My Contract is quite simple pragma solidity ^0.5.0; contract sendEther { address payable sender; function showReceiver() public view returns (address payable) { ...
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Kaleido private network transaction exited with an error (status 0) after consuming all gas

I've created a private PoA network with two geth nodes using Kaleido (release 1.0.13) and am trying to deploy some smart contracts to it using the drizzle-kaleido-box boilerplate from truffle. The ...
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What should gas prices be for sending out tokens?

I constantly get failed transactions when sending out tokens like USDT using metamask. I have my gwei set at 10 and the gas limit at 21000. I even tried gas limit set to 51000 and it still fails. ...
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Different between gas and gasLimit keys when executing transactions

Below is the code that I'm running. When I entered "gas" and "gasLimit" as the keys, both worked. Why is that? What does "gas" represent? And what is the optimum amount of gasLimit should I use (...
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Why is my metamask transaction failing even if I set a high gas limit?

Below is a failed transaction. i set the gas limit to double of what it normally is, but it still failed. How can one figure out the correct gas limit, if the auto settings don't even work. Why does ...
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Where can one get token fee calculations instead of it keep eating up my ETH for gas for guessing the gas limit?

This is kind of ridiculous, every time I try to send out tokens to another address from metamask, it fails. I doubled my GAS limit from 20K to 70K and it still fails. Where can one even find the ...
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Gas usage for same contract is constantly growing

Here is the smart contract. The gas usage for this contract is constantly growing. All state variables are initialized at deployment and never changed. Signers array is about 2-3 in size no more. And ...
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Block Gas Limit Doubt

Suppose i have a loop. Here user is a struct of which player is an address. address[] memory addrs = new address[](n); for(uint i=0;i<n;i++){ addrs[i] = user.player; } return addrs; This is a ...
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Is there a drawback of setting a too high gas limit for a transaction?

Say, I want to send a transaction that consumes around ~40,000 gas. Could I just set the gas limit of the transaction to 1 million or is there some disadvantage and I should set a more realistic gas ...
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What is the meaning of "Gas Used" on ethgasstation.info?

It's rather confusing cos when I googled "gas used" I don't get any exact result, NOT even from ethgasstation.info and most people are talking about transaction price, gas limit, etc. So, does "gas ...
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How to charge percentage of transaction cost?

Example: uint public createPostCost = 0.0003 ether; function createPost(bytes32 _post) public payable { require(msg.value >= createPostCost); Post memory newPost; ...
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Error set address/adding data, error: "gas required exceeds allowance or always failing transaction and the function doesn't work"

I'm trying to do a data access control system with smart contract. I have 3 entity: Client: who can get data and set address of Oracle Oracle: who can add data and have getData() function RBAC: Role ...
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Understand the potential issue of miner controlled gaslimit

I am aware that smart contracts running on top of EVM can access certain system properties such as timestamp, block number, and gas limit. I am also aware that such properties can be controlled by ...
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JSON RPC get this error "Request have return error: gas required exceeds allowance or always failing transaction"

i'm trying to do a simple transaction for a token but i keep getting following error for estimate gas limit : "Request have return error: gas required exceeds allowance or always failing transaction" ...
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Can't call function from contract using web3.js due to gas issue

I'm building a smart contract and dapp using ganache and web3.js. In my smart contract I have a function (named "add_pilot") which gets 4 parameters and add them to a mapping. It looks like this: ...
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remix - gas limit exceeded, but contract is running on blockchain

i studying remix and ethereum, and create my local blockchain. and create contract with remix.the contract just print simple word. pragma solidity ^0.4.8; contract HelloWorld{ string public ...
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How is it possible to pay 2,100 Ether ($309,267) for a transaction fee?

Here is the transaction details that has transaction fee for 2,100 Ether ($309,267.00) only for sending 0.1 Ether. There is no fairness for users, hence accidentally adding a zero might cause them ...
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Maximum amount of TX per block

Yesterday we did a test. We launched around 1500 transactions simultaneously to our test private blockchain. They all went through perfectly, all at almost the same time (with correct and consecutive ...
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Truffle and Ganache - do I need to set the same gas-price and gas-limit in both of them?

Or can I set different values? If I can set different values, then how will they be used in the system (i.e., what gas-price and gas-limit will apply in every transaction that I execute)? Here is my ...
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Sending funds to a possible smart-contract

When sending funds to an Ethereum address, Should my wallet check in the blockchain whether the address is associated with a smart contract? In order to choose the gas limit automatically. If someone ...
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What Web3JS method do I call to know what value to use for the gas price with sendSignedTransaction?

I am using Web3JS 1.0+ to send transactions to my smart contract. I've been using the following constant for the gas price in my code that I got a long time ago from a tutorial. What is the "...
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How to set maximum block gas in ganache-cli

I'm running ganache-cli which seems to have a block gas maximum of around 6.5 million. All the research I've done about this question seems to provide answers of the user themselves setting the user ...
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Deploying contract via Remix costs less gas than deploying via javascript

When I launch my contract via remix, it launches with no issues. When I try to launch the contract via my javascript web3, using the same gas price and gas limit, it fails b/c it ran out of gas. This ...
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What should be optimal gas limit and gas price for 80 addresses airdrop?

This is my airdrop function: mapping (address => bool) public airdrops; function airdropTokens(address[] _recipient, uint256[] _tokens) public onlyOwner{ uint airdropped; for(uint256 i = 0; i< ...
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Transaction Limit per block

I am developing a transaction analysis in a certain scenario on the Ethereum platform. Reading about, I understood that there is not a limit of transactions per block, but a limit of gas. Would anyone ...
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Error Ganache: Run out of gas - Works in Remix/Not from dApp

I am working on an application that stores and retrieves personal data on/from the ethereum blockchain. Just working on this to improve my Solidity and SC expertise and get comfortable with the ...
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Gas limit per block

Gas limit per block is a dynamic value. This value is increasing every year. Is it theoretically possible that such a value can somehow decrease?
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How to solve insufficient funds (Ropsten)?

I have tried adjusting the Gas Limit and GWEI and I get this error. I am using infura and Ropsten. Has anyone any ideas about this? Code - var rawTransaction = {"from":myAddress, "...
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Error in mist : exceed block gas limit

I am trying to deploy a smart contract in private network using mist, but when I deploy my contract and provide transaction fee as 0.04 ether it throws error as exceeding block gas limit. Here is the ...
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Difference between execution costs on remix an Ganache?

I created a contract on remix and then deployed it. when I call any function there is an execution cost in gas. I also deployed the same contract on Ganache for testing. I find the execution cost in ...
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Do I need to delete mappings that I don't need anymore?

I have a struct like this: struct Game { string gameID; string[2] teams; string winningTeam; string losingTeam; mapping(string => uint) totalWeiBet; ...
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Infinite gas on assigning struct

I have this code and it gives me infinite gas. please help me improve it. pragma solidity ^0.4.23; // v6 contract owned { constructor() public { owner = msg.sender; } address owner; ...
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Explanation of Geth's Command Line option: targetgaslimit?

I have been trying to figure out what the targetgaslimit parameter does exactly for Geth, in the context of Private Blockchains. I have seen the following explanation but it never helped me: "Target ...
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Smart contract's function work on testnet but don't work on private network

I have been created a smart contract (ERC20 implantation). The contract run great om testrpc, ropsten and rinkeby but i want to use it in a private network. When the contract deployed in the private ...
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Truffle contract deployment either exceeds block gas limit or out of gas

I've been having the same issue when I was trying to deploy a contract using truffle develop console. The contract is not extremely big but does initiate two other contracts when called a certain ...
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Why aren't costs "advertised" or at least knowable so funds aren't lost?

I'm admittedly new to all of this, but as I learn about the transaction model, it seems to be a confusing business model at the very least. I can understand that the price of gas fluctuates or can be ...
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Gas for view functions

I read in many places that view functions do not cost gas however that's not true because they cost gas for blockchain operations even if those do not change the state. Correct me if I am wrong For ...
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Minimum Gas limit and how can it be reduced?

Why does this minimum exist and what can we do to to reduce it further. This line of thought was spurred by this tweet from Vitalik: "And there are layer 2's without data availability tradeoffs or ...
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If view or pure function doesn't cost any gas, would they be abused/free ride?

So if I understand this correctly, view function only read data from ethereum and doesn't mutate any state and pure function doesn't even read data and they are intended for cases like return 1+1; If ...
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Deploy Smart Contract to Mainnet using Truffle

I was able to deploy the contract successfully to Kovan with gas limit 350000. When i set the gas in truffle.js to 500000 for deployment to Mainnet, i get the below error: Error: Transaction cost ...
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how accurate are gas estimates?

I am currently running some tests on ganache using web3.js connector. Most of my transactions run OK if I supply the same amount of gas that is suggested by web3.eth.estimateGas(), however, one of ...
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Is there a gas limit for view requests?

E.g. a function that just returns huge struct data. Is there any limit in data so that calling this function will not be possible? pragma solidity ^0.4.13; contract Project { struct Person { ...
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Out of gas error when reading from blockchain?

function getPosts(address[] subscriptions, uint[] subscriptionIndexes, uint count) public view returns (address[], bytes32[], bytes32[], uint[]) { address[] storage ...
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How to optimize the gasPrice and gas options in a contract send() function? [duplicate]

There are many questions and answers about estimating the amount of gas consumed. This question is about what to do with this estimate. What values should we actually provide to gas and gasPrice in ...
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How to caculate/estimate Gas Limit and Gas Price based on current state of the ether network?

Ethgasstation and similar websites estimate proper Gas Price based on current state of Ethereum network. Is there any way of using working with Geth/web3 to estimate proper Gas Price? and similar to ...
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How can i deploy contract with > 4.7 Mgas required on Ropsten?

I was able to deploy contract that requires more gas than default Ropsten block gas limit: https://ropsten.etherscan.io/tx/0x7c40cd2c539c03d110da8988641518ff6ff907a284f5074ed3d8517eb80b51f9 (5594037 > ...
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Loop with upper bound of iterations / loop variant

Is it possible somehow to create a loop that solidity will recognize as having an upper bound of iterations for gas estimations? Something like a loop variant in Eiffel (https://www.eiffel.org/doc/...

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