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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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Ethers js estimate gas offline?

Looking here in the docs it mentions I need to have the provider attached to estimate gas. But for formatting a transaction offline, I dont have access to the provider. Is there a way to estimate the ...
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How to get the historical Gas (Gwei) Price

I would like to get the historical Gas (Gwei) price in hourly or minutely with safelow, Standard, fast and fastest. I am aware of the etherscan.io which gives avg gas price for a day and also ...
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Can't send ether to crowdsale contract (fail) + infinite gas bug on Remix

I'm a newbie trying to make a crowdsale contract in Ropsten (deployed a token contract very well before) but i meet some problems : I can't send ether to crowdsale contract, returning a fail status ...
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Etereum tx pending - gas price

I made an ethereum tx with 21 gwei gas price. It is now pending since more then one hour. Theoretically when adoption increases and therefore more txs happen and everybody must set enough gas to be ...
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What is the unit for the tx.gasprice?

Is it a wei, kwei, mwei, gwei, ... Something else? The API doesn't say much.
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How to get Safe Low, Standard and Fast gas prices?

I was relying on web3.eth.gaPrice to get the safe gas price for my transactions, but unfortunetly this doesn't give accurate results (check eth.gasPrice is returning less value than expected). But I ...
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web3.eth.getGasPrice() always return 1GWei

For estimate transaction cost, I use web3.eth.getGasPrice() function. The return callback value always 1Gwei(1,000,000,000) in ROPSTEN. web3.eth.getGasPrice(function(error, result){ console.log(...
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How to use oraclize fee from contract balance instead of sender's wallet? [duplicate]

I am using oraclize query. I have a function that user's invoke but I dont want users to pay the gas fee for oraclize query, I want that fee to be paid by my contract balance, and if my balance is not ...
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Why do my FAILED transactions get charged the max gas price?

I tried buying TEL on EtherDelta and had two failed transactions in a row, both charged at the max gas price, one after like 15 mins and the other instantly. How come I get charged for a failed ...
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Is Gas consumed in boolean operations that do not change contract state?

Imagine I've created a voting contract, and I'm the owner of this contract. I'm going to deploy it and create a front end to interact with it. Within my contract i've everything secured to add ...
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How to reduce the gas price for complicated smart contracts?

This is my smart contract's calculateReward function: function calculateReward(uint256 _amount, address _sender) internal view returns (uint256) { uint256 reward = 0; for (uint256 i= ...
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Recommended Gas Limit for Single Transaction

Current mainnet gas limit per block is 8M (7.99), that of Ropsten is 9M (which is actually rather surprising as it was 4.7M two months ago and I did complain about it...). Given the above, what's the ...
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Apparently some people send transactions with zero gas and positive gas limit, how do they do this? (and I am NOT planning to this but how)

Have a look at this transaction for example: https://etherscan.io/tx/0x11d96986d36240a5e5e7eab78879aa841631705370e707f15f1488a0b9d6704a 0 gas, 0 ether but plenty of tokens transferred. Obviously the ...
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How can I distribute funds to present stakers efficiently?

I am building a smart contract which keep the token holder's eths for a while and give them rewards when they withdraw. The reward is given from the ethers collected by early withdraw of people. If ...
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eth.gasPrice is returning less value than expected

As mentioned in documentation eth.gasPrice returns the current gas price. The gas price is determined by the x latest blocks median gas price. I was relying on this method to estimate current gas ...
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How can I reduce the gas price for the fallback function?

Below is my fallback function for ethereum. It currently require 91000 gaslimit which is way more than 21000. Metamask always starts the transaction with 21000 gas stipend due to which transaction ...
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Sending ETH to ICO

How much ETH should I deposit in a wallet to send 1 ETH nett to an ICO considering gas and fees. I have already viewed an answer which confirms that it needs to be more than 1 ETH but the answer ...
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GAS price validation for transactions in OLD blocks

How does Ethereum verify GAS price stated within transaction, to be high enough for transactions stored in past blocks? Does each block include an average GAS-bid experienced by miner at the moment ...
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Function not marked as View and Pure but read only

I have a function: function test(uint value) { if (balances[msg.sender] < value) return; balances[msg.sender] -= value; } *note: the above is for illustrative purposes only. ...
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How Geth classify transaction as local or non-local? txpool validateTx skips gasPrice validation for local transactions

I see geth code skips the validation of the local transactions https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/blob/master/core/tx_pool.go#L528 // Drop non-local transactions under our own minimal accepted ...
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What is the unit of measurement used in GasPrice and GasLimit?

I did a check, in ethgasstation the current safeLow = 15GWei, which is equal = 15,000,000,000 wei However, when I issue eth.getBlock("latest") what I get was: > eth.getBlock("latest") { ...
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Sending ethereum smart contract transactions to miners

We are building a decentralized document issuance application using the ethereum blockchain. For every transaction, some gas costs deduced in the form of ether. Is it possible to host ethereum miner ...
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Does price of smart contract execution raise with price of ethereum

I can't determine properly whether higher price of ETH means smart contracts will also cost higher(in fiat not eth) and is it reciprocal, like if we have a SC deployed and eth price raises 10x, will ...
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Error with wrong calculation of gas price and value after lots of iterations

I am trying to code something that empties an address and sends that amount to my main-wallet. In order to get familiar with sending raw transactions and manually setting the eth-amount, I've tried ...
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how to use web3j over infura to find exact gas price used for a successful transaction

my goal is to compute the cost of gas for a successful tx. I get a callback when a transaction succeeds and i retrieve gasUsed with transactionReceipt.getGasUsed(). Now I need to know the exact gas ...
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Does more tps = lower gas price?

Lets say that Ethereum is running at 95-100% of max tps, wich means gas price will rise. And then lets say we update the blockhain and dobble the tps. Would that lead to a halving of gas price?
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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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Gas usage difference between Remix and Ganache/public networks

I'm trying to integrate a contract into a front end with MetaMask and getting different gas amounts depending on the network and compile options I use. Remix ("Enable Optimization" checked): 90,410 ...
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Most precise website to estimate gas price for volatile days

I am trying to understand which website is the best way to estimate the gasprice for volatile days. There are some sites but they do not work out so well on a volatile day like today. I compared and ...
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Question about Gas and Gas Price

In my transaction: gasPrice: 210000 blockHash: "0x69bd71736f2a5d2c83919a0de81a7de0b6b690bb6bdda3acff254d5c68f634bc", blockNumber: 3178, from: "0xc8caa71c16299b40b8579742a27ee53162886040", gas: ...
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Deploying contract with no cost (gasPrice 0) on private network

In order to achieve a no-coin bootstrapping of my private network I'm trying to deploy a first special contract having zero funds in owner wallet (every wallet of this private network should have zero ...
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Effective way to compare to arrays

What is the most cost effective way to compare to arrays eg. uint arrays in solidity. Running a for loop takes too much gas.
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Calculated Gas Costs of Contract execution

I have a smart contract that maps a string to a string value and stores it on the Blockchain. I want to analyse the Gas Used by Transaction. One time the execution consumes 92,843 Gas (https://rinkeby....
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How much gas does looking up block.timestamp consume?

Trying to get some insight as to whether or not it's more optimal to call block.timestamp repeatedly for comparisons or to set a (memory) variable to hold the value and use it instead. I've looked at ...
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Can i compel miners to privilege my transaction by setting a high gas limit?

I'm trying to send ether to a contract that has a fixed gas price, so I want to know if I can incentive miners to accept my transaction before someone else's by setting a high gas limit. Do miners ...
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Why does gas cost explode with more than 7 variables in a struct

I'm assuming this has to do with Ethereum's 7 variable stack limit but in the following code test struct TestStruct5 { uint8 m_nOther1; uint8 m_nOther2; uint8 m_nOther3; uint8 ...
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Does ERC-20 balanceOf function cost no gas?

Given that this is a sample balanceOf function code: function balanceOf(address tokenOwner) public view returns (uint balance) { return balances[tokenOwner]; } and this function is view function,...
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Issue in setting GasPrice when sending raw transaction

I am using web3 and infura node to send my raw transaction but I am having difficulty in setting gasprice. I constructed rawtransaction as follows web3js.eth.getTransactionCount(myAddress, 'pending')...
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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 can I set the gas price while deploying a contract with web3.js?

I set up a Geth node on the Rinkeby network recently. And while I can send ordinary transactions in seconds without a problem, I can't seem to get a contract creation to happen in less than an hour. ...
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How to calculate “gas” and “gasPrice” when referring to ethgasstation.info when sending transaction via web3js?

I'm using web3js to issue token which has a name and description. I'm using ropsten testnet. Here's my tx. const tx = { from: walletAddress, to: contractAddress, gas: 4700000, ...
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Should I set an extremely high gas price while participating in a popular token crowdsale?

Am I right that Gas amount in this case is constant or at least predictable How to figure it out? Using this answer? - How do I know how much gas to use when calling a contract? Or maybe there is ...
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How much does the gas prices in the main eth network differ from that in the ropsten test network

I'd like to know, to which degree does the Gas prices from the main eth network are comparable to the ropsten test network.
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How to create an ethereum private network with proof of authtority without gas cost or gas price zero?

I want to create a private network but I don't need to use ether or gas, only I want to run smart contracts and the blockchain using ethereum technology. I find this tutorial Private proof of ...
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How do I get the transaction fee used by a transaction in web3py

I am using web3py to do transactions for token and ether. Now I need to keep a track of transaction fee applied for each transcation. How can I get the transaction fee from transaction hash?
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Is there a gas price limit?

Every transaction on the Ethereum blockchain must consume less gas than the block gas limit, which can fluctuate depending on the weighted average sentiment of miners. To help incentivize inclusion of ...
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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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Costs in gas of changing the value of a variable

Maybe a little bit weird question, but can the amount of gas, when: SSTORE is used(for changing an existing variable), be lesser than 5000 gas? If no, are there discussions in community to reduce ...
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Image and file storage in block chain

Is it possible to store a base64 image code as string in block chain? I know we can use IPFS or Swarm as a tool to store an image or a document, but if someone gets to know about the hash anyone can ...