[bitcoin] luke-jr opened pull request #7149: Bugfix: Correctly calculate priority when inputs are mined after dependent transactions enter the memory pool (master...bugfix_priority) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/7149
anything else is harmful to Bitcoin
morcos: if everything in bitcoin was rational, nobody would have started using it
jonasschnelli: opinion about asking on bitcoin-qt first startup how much RAM the user wants to make available for chainstate?
(picocoin thing just an anecdote noting Fedora people working on the overall ecosystem; Harald also works on bitcoin)
Vaguely related - Fedora keeps inching along towards shipping bitcoin - I got a patch from Harald Hoyer to picocoin, adding bitcoin's curve to an otherwise functional openssl lib. Once libsecp256k1 is packaged into Fedora, that makes a nice end run around the patent/copyright annoyances blocking Fedora deployment.
gmaxwell: I thoroughly agree with you. In fact, we sort of need a PR side to act as a communication bridge with the general public. The weekly IRC meetings have been really well received, but because they are posted on social media they get buried. This is why I discussed with harding to make a new section on bitcoin.org so we can collate these kind of
gmaxwell: this is another example of how something only gains interest as soon as it is merged. RBF discussions have been going on for as long bitcoin exists, and still they manage to pose it as if this is something new and controversial instead of the compromise of years of argument
[bitcoin] jonasschnelli closed pull request #7127: Bugfix: Default -uiplatform is not actually the platform this build was compiled on (master...bugfix_uiplatform) https://github.com/bitcoin/bitcoin/pull/7127
bitcoin/master fa93174 Jonas Schnelli: Merge pull request #7127...
bitcoin/master a6cbc02 Luke Dashjr: Bugfix: Default -uiplatform is not actually the platform this build was compiled on