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// Copyright (c) 2009-2010 Satoshi Nakamoto
// Copyright (c) 2009-2015 The Bitcoin Core developers
// Distributed under the MIT software license, see the accompanying
// file COPYING or
#if defined(HAVE_CONFIG_H)
#include "config/bitcoin-config.h"
#include "init.h"
#include "addrman.h"
#include "amount.h"
#include "chain.h"
#include "chainparams.h"
#include "checkpoints.h"
#include "compat/sanity.h"
#include "consensus/validation.h"
#include "httpserver.h"
#include "httprpc.h"
#include "key.h"
#include "main.h"
#include "miner.h"
#include "netbase.h"
#include "net.h"
#include "policy/policy.h"
#include "rpc/server.h"
#include "rpc/register.h"
#include "script/standard.h"
#include "script/sigcache.h"
#include "scheduler.h"
#include "timedata.h"
#include "txdb.h"
#include "txmempool.h"
#include "torcontrol.h"
#include "ui_interface.h"
#include "util.h"
#include "utilmoneystr.h"
#include "validationinterface.h"
#include "wallet/wallet.h"
#include <stdint.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#ifndef WIN32
#include <signal.h>
#include <boost/algorithm/string/classification.hpp>
#include <boost/algorithm/string/predicate.hpp>
#include <boost/algorithm/string/replace.hpp>
#include <boost/algorithm/string/split.hpp>
#include <boost/bind.hpp>
#include <boost/filesystem.hpp>
#include <boost/function.hpp>
#include <boost/interprocess/sync/file_lock.hpp>
#include <boost/thread.hpp>
#include <openssl/crypto.h>
#include "zmq/zmqnotificationinterface.h"
using namespace std;
bool fFeeEstimatesInitialized = false;
static const bool DEFAULT_PROXYRANDOMIZE = true;
static const bool DEFAULT_REST_ENABLE = false;
static const bool DEFAULT_DISABLE_SAFEMODE = false;
static const bool DEFAULT_STOPAFTERBLOCKIMPORT = false;
static CZMQNotificationInterface* pzmqNotificationInterface = NULL;
#ifdef WIN32
// Win32 LevelDB doesn't use filedescriptors, and the ones used for
// accessing block files don't count towards the fd_set size limit
// anyway.
/** Used to pass flags to the Bind() function */
enum BindFlags {
BF_NONE = 0,
BF_EXPLICIT = (1U << 0),
BF_REPORT_ERROR = (1U << 1),
BF_WHITELIST = (1U << 2),
static const char* FEE_ESTIMATES_FILENAME="fee_estimates.dat";
// Shutdown
// Thread management and startup/shutdown:
// The network-processing threads are all part of a thread group
// created by AppInit() or the Qt main() function.
// A clean exit happens when StartShutdown() or the SIGTERM
// signal handler sets fRequestShutdown, which triggers
// the DetectShutdownThread(), which interrupts the main thread group.
// DetectShutdownThread() then exits, which causes AppInit() to
// continue (it .joins the shutdown thread).
// Shutdown() is then
// called to clean up database connections, and stop other
// threads that should only be stopped after the main network-processing
// threads have exited.
// Note that if running -daemon the parent process returns from AppInit2
// before adding any threads to the threadGroup, so .join_all() returns
// immediately and the parent exits from main().
// Shutdown for Qt is very similar, only it uses a QTimer to detect
// fRequestShutdown getting set, and then does the normal Qt
// shutdown thing.
std::atomic<bool> fRequestShutdown(false);
void StartShutdown()
fRequestShutdown = true;
bool ShutdownRequested()
return fRequestShutdown;
* This is a minimally invasive approach to shutdown on LevelDB read errors from the
* chainstate, while keeping user interface out of the common library, which is shared
* between bitcoind, and bitcoin-qt and non-server tools.
class CCoinsViewErrorCatcher : public CCoinsViewBacked
CCoinsViewErrorCatcher(CCoinsView* view) : CCoinsViewBacked(view) {}
bool GetCoins(const uint256 &txid, CCoins &coins) const {
try {
return CCoinsViewBacked::GetCoins(txid, coins);
} catch(const std::runtime_error& e) {
uiInterface.ThreadSafeMessageBox(_("Error reading from database, shutting down."), "", CClientUIInterface::MSG_ERROR);
LogPrintf("Error reading from database: %s\n", e.what());
// Starting the shutdown sequence and returning false to the caller would be
// interpreted as 'entry not found' (as opposed to unable to read data), and
// could lead to invalid interpretation. Just exit immediately, as we can't
// continue anyway, and all writes should be atomic.
// Writes do not need similar protection, as failure to write is handled by the caller.
static CCoinsViewDB *pcoinsdbview = NULL;
static CCoinsViewErrorCatcher *pcoinscatcher = NULL;
static boost::scoped_ptr<ECCVerifyHandle> globalVerifyHandle;
void Interrupt(boost::thread_group& threadGroup)
void Shutdown()
LogPrintf("%s: In progress...\n", __func__);
static CCriticalSection cs_Shutdown;
TRY_LOCK(cs_Shutdown, lockShutdown);
if (!lockShutdown)
/// Note: Shutdown() must be able to handle cases in which AppInit2() failed part of the way,
/// for example if the data directory was found to be locked.
/// Be sure that anything that writes files or flushes caches only does this if the respective
/// module was initialized.
if (pwalletMain)
if (fFeeEstimatesInitialized)
boost::filesystem::path est_path = GetDataDir() / FEE_ESTIMATES_FILENAME;
CAutoFile est_fileout(fopen(est_path.string().c_str(), "wb"), SER_DISK, CLIENT_VERSION);
if (!est_fileout.IsNull())
LogPrintf("%s: Failed to write fee estimates to %s\n", __func__, est_path.string());
fFeeEstimatesInitialized = false;
if (pcoinsTip != NULL) {
delete pcoinsTip;
pcoinsTip = NULL;
delete pcoinscatcher;
pcoinscatcher = NULL;
delete pcoinsdbview;
pcoinsdbview = NULL;
delete pblocktree;
pblocktree = NULL;
if (pwalletMain)
if (pzmqNotificationInterface) {
delete pzmqNotificationInterface;
pzmqNotificationInterface = NULL;
#ifndef WIN32
try {
} catch (const boost::filesystem::filesystem_error& e) {
LogPrintf("%s: Unable to remove pidfile: %s\n", __func__, e.what());
delete pwalletMain;
pwalletMain = NULL;
LogPrintf("%s: done\n", __func__);
* Signal handlers are very limited in what they are allowed to do, so:
void HandleSIGTERM(int)
fRequestShutdown = true;
void HandleSIGHUP(int)
fReopenDebugLog = true;
bool static Bind(const CService &addr, unsigned int flags) {
if (!(flags & BF_EXPLICIT) && IsLimited(addr))
return false;
std::string strError;
if (!BindListenPort(addr, strError, (flags & BF_WHITELIST) != 0)) {
if (flags & BF_REPORT_ERROR)
return InitError(strError);
return false;
return true;
void OnRPCStopped()
LogPrint("rpc", "RPC stopped.\n");
void OnRPCPreCommand(const CRPCCommand& cmd)
// Observe safe mode
string strWarning = GetWarnings("rpc");
if (strWarning != "" && !GetBoolArg("-disablesafemode", DEFAULT_DISABLE_SAFEMODE) &&
throw JSONRPCError(RPC_FORBIDDEN_BY_SAFE_MODE, string("Safe mode: ") + strWarning);
std::string HelpMessage(HelpMessageMode mode)
const bool showDebug = GetBoolArg("-help-debug", false);
// When adding new options to the categories, please keep and ensure alphabetical ordering.
// Do not translate _(...) -help-debug options, Many technical terms, and only a very small audience, so is unnecessary stress to translators.
string strUsage = HelpMessageGroup(_("Options:"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-?", _("Print this help message and exit"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-version", _("Print version and exit"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-alertnotify=<cmd>", _("Execute command when a relevant alert is received or we see a really long fork (%s in cmd is replaced by message)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-blocknotify=<cmd>", _("Execute command when the best block changes (%s in cmd is replaced by block hash)"));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-blocksonly", strprintf(_("Whether to operate in a blocks only mode (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_BLOCKSONLY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-checkblocks=<n>", strprintf(_("How many blocks to check at startup (default: %u, 0 = all)"), DEFAULT_CHECKBLOCKS));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-checklevel=<n>", strprintf(_("How thorough the block verification of -checkblocks is (0-4, default: %u)"), DEFAULT_CHECKLEVEL));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-conf=<file>", strprintf(_("Specify configuration file (default: %s)"), BITCOIN_CONF_FILENAME));
if (mode == HMM_BITCOIND)
#ifndef WIN32
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-daemon", _("Run in the background as a daemon and accept commands"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-datadir=<dir>", _("Specify data directory"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-dbcache=<n>", strprintf(_("Set database cache size in megabytes (%d to %d, default: %d)"), nMinDbCache, nMaxDbCache, nDefaultDbCache));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-feefilter", strprintf("Tell other nodes to filter invs to us by our mempool min fee (default: %u)", DEFAULT_FEEFILTER));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-loadblock=<file>", _("Imports blocks from external blk000??.dat file on startup"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxorphantx=<n>", strprintf(_("Keep at most <n> unconnectable transactions in memory (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MAX_ORPHAN_TRANSACTIONS));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxmempool=<n>", strprintf(_("Keep the transaction memory pool below <n> megabytes (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MAX_MEMPOOL_SIZE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-mempoolexpiry=<n>", strprintf(_("Do not keep transactions in the mempool longer than <n> hours (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MEMPOOL_EXPIRY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-par=<n>", strprintf(_("Set the number of script verification threads (%u to %d, 0 = auto, <0 = leave that many cores free, default: %d)"),
#ifndef WIN32
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-pid=<file>", strprintf(_("Specify pid file (default: %s)"), BITCOIN_PID_FILENAME));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-prune=<n>", strprintf(_("Reduce storage requirements by pruning (deleting) old blocks. This mode is incompatible with -txindex and -rescan. "
"Warning: Reverting this setting requires re-downloading the entire blockchain. "
"(default: 0 = disable pruning blocks, >%u = target size in MiB to use for block files)"), MIN_DISK_SPACE_FOR_BLOCK_FILES / 1024 / 1024));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-reindex-chainstate", _("Rebuild chain state from the currently indexed blocks"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-reindex", _("Rebuild chain state and block index from the blk*.dat files on disk"));
#ifndef WIN32
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-sysperms", _("Create new files with system default permissions, instead of umask 077 (only effective with disabled wallet functionality)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-txindex", strprintf(_("Maintain a full transaction index, used by the getrawtransaction rpc call (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_TXINDEX));
strUsage += HelpMessageGroup(_("Connection options:"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-addnode=<ip>", _("Add a node to connect to and attempt to keep the connection open"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-banscore=<n>", strprintf(_("Threshold for disconnecting misbehaving peers (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_BANSCORE_THRESHOLD));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-bantime=<n>", strprintf(_("Number of seconds to keep misbehaving peers from reconnecting (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MISBEHAVING_BANTIME));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-bind=<addr>", _("Bind to given address and always listen on it. Use [host]:port notation for IPv6"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-connect=<ip>", _("Connect only to the specified node(s)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-discover", _("Discover own IP addresses (default: 1 when listening and no -externalip or -proxy)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-dns", _("Allow DNS lookups for -addnode, -seednode and -connect") + " " + strprintf(_("(default: %u)"), DEFAULT_NAME_LOOKUP));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-dnsseed", _("Query for peer addresses via DNS lookup, if low on addresses (default: 1 unless -connect)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-externalip=<ip>", _("Specify your own public address"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-forcednsseed", strprintf(_("Always query for peer addresses via DNS lookup (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_FORCEDNSSEED));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-listen", _("Accept connections from outside (default: 1 if no -proxy or -connect)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-listenonion", strprintf(_("Automatically create Tor hidden service (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_LISTEN_ONION));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxconnections=<n>", strprintf(_("Maintain at most <n> connections to peers (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MAX_PEER_CONNECTIONS));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxreceivebuffer=<n>", strprintf(_("Maximum per-connection receive buffer, <n>*1000 bytes (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MAXRECEIVEBUFFER));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxsendbuffer=<n>", strprintf(_("Maximum per-connection send buffer, <n>*1000 bytes (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_MAXSENDBUFFER));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxtimeadjustment", strprintf(_("Maximum allowed median peer time offset adjustment. Local perspective of time may be influenced by peers forward or backward by this amount. (default: %u seconds)"), DEFAULT_MAX_TIME_ADJUSTMENT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-onion=<ip:port>", strprintf(_("Use separate SOCKS5 proxy to reach peers via Tor hidden services (default: %s)"), "-proxy"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-onlynet=<net>", _("Only connect to nodes in network <net> (ipv4, ipv6 or onion)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-permitbaremultisig", strprintf(_("Relay non-P2SH multisig (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_PERMIT_BAREMULTISIG));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-peerbloomfilters", strprintf(_("Support filtering of blocks and transaction with bloom filters (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_PEERBLOOMFILTERS));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-port=<port>", strprintf(_("Listen for connections on <port> (default: %u or testnet: %u)"), Params(CBaseChainParams::MAIN).GetDefaultPort(), Params(CBaseChainParams::TESTNET).GetDefaultPort()));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-proxy=<ip:port>", _("Connect through SOCKS5 proxy"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-proxyrandomize", strprintf(_("Randomize credentials for every proxy connection. This enables Tor stream isolation (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_PROXYRANDOMIZE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-seednode=<ip>", _("Connect to a node to retrieve peer addresses, and disconnect"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-timeout=<n>", strprintf(_("Specify connection timeout in milliseconds (minimum: 1, default: %d)"), DEFAULT_CONNECT_TIMEOUT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-torcontrol=<ip>:<port>", strprintf(_("Tor control port to use if onion listening enabled (default: %s)"), DEFAULT_TOR_CONTROL));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-torpassword=<pass>", _("Tor control port password (default: empty)"));
#ifdef USE_UPNP
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-upnp", _("Use UPnP to map the listening port (default: 1 when listening and no -proxy)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-upnp", strprintf(_("Use UPnP to map the listening port (default: %u)"), 0));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-whitebind=<addr>", _("Bind to given address and whitelist peers connecting to it. Use [host]:port notation for IPv6"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-whitelist=<netmask>", _("Whitelist peers connecting from the given netmask or IP address. Can be specified multiple times.") +
" " + _("Whitelisted peers cannot be DoS banned and their transactions are always relayed, even if they are already in the mempool, useful e.g. for a gateway"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-whitelistrelay", strprintf(_("Accept relayed transactions received from whitelisted peers even when not relaying transactions (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_WHITELISTRELAY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-whitelistforcerelay", strprintf(_("Force relay of transactions from whitelisted peers even they violate local relay policy (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_WHITELISTFORCERELAY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxuploadtarget=<n>", strprintf(_("Tries to keep outbound traffic under the given target (in MiB per 24h), 0 = no limit (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_MAX_UPLOAD_TARGET));
strUsage += CWallet::GetWalletHelpString(showDebug);
strUsage += HelpMessageGroup(_("ZeroMQ notification options:"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-zmqpubhashblock=<address>", _("Enable publish hash block in <address>"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-zmqpubhashtx=<address>", _("Enable publish hash transaction in <address>"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-zmqpubrawblock=<address>", _("Enable publish raw block in <address>"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-zmqpubrawtx=<address>", _("Enable publish raw transaction in <address>"));
strUsage += HelpMessageGroup(_("Debugging/Testing options:"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-uacomment=<cmt>", _("Append comment to the user agent string"));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-checkblockindex", strprintf("Do a full consistency check for mapBlockIndex, setBlockIndexCandidates, chainActive and mapBlocksUnlinked occasionally. Also sets -checkmempool (default: %u)", Params(CBaseChainParams::MAIN).DefaultConsistencyChecks()));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-checkmempool=<n>", strprintf("Run checks every <n> transactions (default: %u)", Params(CBaseChainParams::MAIN).DefaultConsistencyChecks()));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-checkpoints", strprintf("Disable expensive verification for known chain history (default: %u)", DEFAULT_CHECKPOINTS_ENABLED));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-disablesafemode", strprintf("Disable safemode, override a real safe mode event (default: %u)", DEFAULT_DISABLE_SAFEMODE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-testsafemode", strprintf("Force safe mode (default: %u)", DEFAULT_TESTSAFEMODE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-dropmessagestest=<n>", "Randomly drop 1 of every <n> network messages");
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-fuzzmessagestest=<n>", "Randomly fuzz 1 of every <n> network messages");
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-stopafterblockimport", strprintf("Stop running after importing blocks from disk (default: %u)", DEFAULT_STOPAFTERBLOCKIMPORT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-limitancestorcount=<n>", strprintf("Do not accept transactions if number of in-mempool ancestors is <n> or more (default: %u)", DEFAULT_ANCESTOR_LIMIT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-limitancestorsize=<n>", strprintf("Do not accept transactions whose size with all in-mempool ancestors exceeds <n> kilobytes (default: %u)", DEFAULT_ANCESTOR_SIZE_LIMIT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-limitdescendantcount=<n>", strprintf("Do not accept transactions if any ancestor would have <n> or more in-mempool descendants (default: %u)", DEFAULT_DESCENDANT_LIMIT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-limitdescendantsize=<n>", strprintf("Do not accept transactions if any ancestor would have more than <n> kilobytes of in-mempool descendants (default: %u).", DEFAULT_DESCENDANT_SIZE_LIMIT));
string debugCategories = "addrman, alert, bench, coindb, db, http, libevent, lock, mempool, mempoolrej, net, proxy, prune, rand, reindex, rpc, selectcoins, tor, zmq"; // Don't translate these and qt below
if (mode == HMM_BITCOIN_QT)
debugCategories += ", qt";
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-debug=<category>", strprintf(_("Output debugging information (default: %u, supplying <category> is optional)"), 0) + ". " +
_("If <category> is not supplied or if <category> = 1, output all debugging information.") + _("<category> can be:") + " " + debugCategories + ".");
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-nodebug", "Turn off debugging messages, same as -debug=0");
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-help-debug", _("Show all debugging options (usage: --help -help-debug)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-logips", strprintf(_("Include IP addresses in debug output (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_LOGIPS));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-logtimestamps", strprintf(_("Prepend debug output with timestamp (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_LOGTIMESTAMPS));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-logtimemicros", strprintf("Add microsecond precision to debug timestamps (default: %u)", DEFAULT_LOGTIMEMICROS));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-mocktime=<n>", "Replace actual time with <n> seconds since epoch (default: 0)");
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-limitfreerelay=<n>", strprintf("Continuously rate-limit free transactions to <n>*1000 bytes per minute (default: %u)", DEFAULT_LIMITFREERELAY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-relaypriority", strprintf("Require high priority for relaying free or low-fee transactions (default: %u)", DEFAULT_RELAYPRIORITY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxsigcachesize=<n>", strprintf("Limit size of signature cache to <n> MiB (default: %u)", DEFAULT_MAX_SIG_CACHE_SIZE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxtipage=<n>", strprintf("Maximum tip age in seconds to consider node in initial block download (default: %u)", DEFAULT_MAX_TIP_AGE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-minrelaytxfee=<amt>", strprintf(_("Fees (in %s/kB) smaller than this are considered zero fee for relaying, mining and transaction creation (default: %s)"),
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-maxtxfee=<amt>", strprintf(_("Maximum total fees (in %s) to use in a single wallet transaction or raw transaction; setting this too low may abort large transactions (default: %s)"),
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-printtoconsole", _("Send trace/debug info to console instead of debug.log file"));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-printpriority", strprintf("Log transaction priority and fee per kB when mining blocks (default: %u)", DEFAULT_PRINTPRIORITY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-shrinkdebugfile", _("Shrink debug.log file on client startup (default: 1 when no -debug)"));
AppendParamsHelpMessages(strUsage, showDebug);
strUsage += HelpMessageGroup(_("Node relay options:"));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-acceptnonstdtxn", strprintf("Relay and mine \"non-standard\" transactions (%sdefault: %u)", "testnet/regtest only; ", !Params(CBaseChainParams::TESTNET).RequireStandard()));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-bytespersigop", strprintf(_("Equivalent bytes per sigop in transactions for relay and mining (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_BYTES_PER_SIGOP));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-datacarrier", strprintf(_("Relay and mine data carrier transactions (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_ACCEPT_DATACARRIER));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-datacarriersize", strprintf(_("Maximum size of data in data carrier transactions we relay and mine (default: %u)"), MAX_OP_RETURN_RELAY));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-mempoolreplacement", strprintf(_("Enable transaction replacement in the memory pool (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_ENABLE_REPLACEMENT));
strUsage += HelpMessageGroup(_("Block creation options:"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-blockmaxweight=<n>", strprintf(_("Set maximum BIP141 block weight (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_BLOCK_MAX_WEIGHT));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-blockmaxsize=<n>", strprintf(_("Set maximum block size in bytes (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_BLOCK_MAX_SIZE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-blockprioritysize=<n>", strprintf(_("Set maximum size of high-priority/low-fee transactions in bytes (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_BLOCK_PRIORITY_SIZE));
if (showDebug)
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-blockversion=<n>", "Override block version to test forking scenarios");
strUsage += HelpMessageGroup(_("RPC server options:"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-server", _("Accept command line and JSON-RPC commands"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rest", strprintf(_("Accept public REST requests (default: %u)"), DEFAULT_REST_ENABLE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcbind=<addr>", _("Bind to given address to listen for JSON-RPC connections. Use [host]:port notation for IPv6. This option can be specified multiple times (default: bind to all interfaces)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpccookiefile=<loc>", _("Location of the auth cookie (default: data dir)"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcuser=<user>", _("Username for JSON-RPC connections"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcpassword=<pw>", _("Password for JSON-RPC connections"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcauth=<userpw>", _("Username and hashed password for JSON-RPC connections. The field <userpw> comes in the format: <USERNAME>:<SALT>$<HASH>. A canonical python script is included in share/rpcuser. This option can be specified multiple times"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcport=<port>", strprintf(_("Listen for JSON-RPC connections on <port> (default: %u or testnet: %u)"), BaseParams(CBaseChainParams::MAIN).RPCPort(), BaseParams(CBaseChainParams::TESTNET).RPCPort()));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcallowip=<ip>", _("Allow JSON-RPC connections from specified source. Valid for <ip> are a single IP (e.g., a network/netmask (e.g. or a network/CIDR (e.g. This option can be specified multiple times"));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcthreads=<n>", strprintf(_("Set the number of threads to service RPC calls (default: %d)"), DEFAULT_HTTP_THREADS));
if (showDebug) {
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcworkqueue=<n>", strprintf("Set the depth of the work queue to service RPC calls (default: %d)", DEFAULT_HTTP_WORKQUEUE));
strUsage += HelpMessageOpt("-rpcservertimeout=<n>", strprintf("Timeout during HTTP requests (default: %d)", DEFAULT_HTTP_SERVER_TIMEOUT));
return strUsage;
std::string LicenseInfo()
const std::string URL_SOURCE_CODE = "<>";
const std::string URL_WEBSITE = "<>";
// todo: remove urls from translations on next change
return CopyrightHolders(strprintf(_("Copyright (C) %i-%i"), 2009, COPYRIGHT_YEAR) + " ") + "\n" +
"\n" +
strprintf(_("Please contribute if you find %s useful. "
"Visit %s for further information about the software."),
"\n" +
strprintf(_("The source code is available from %s."),
"\n" +
"\n" +
_("This is experimental software.") + "\n" +
_("Distributed under the MIT software license, see the accompanying file COPYING or <>.") + "\n" +
"\n" +
_("This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit <> and cryptographic software written by Eric Young and UPnP software written by Thomas Bernard.") +
static void BlockNotifyCallback(bool initialSync, const CBlockIndex *pBlockIndex)
if (initialSync || !pBlockIndex)
std::string strCmd = GetArg("-blocknotify", "");
boost::replace_all(strCmd, "%s", pBlockIndex->GetBlockHash().GetHex());
boost::thread t(runCommand, strCmd); // thread runs free
struct CImportingNow
CImportingNow() {
assert(fImporting == false);
fImporting = true;
~CImportingNow() {
assert(fImporting == true);
fImporting = false;
// If we're using -prune with -reindex, then delete block files that will be ignored by the
// reindex. Since reindexing works by starting at block file 0 and looping until a blockfile
// is missing, do the same here to delete any later block files after a gap. Also delete all
// rev files since they'll be rewritten by the reindex anyway. This ensures that vinfoBlockFile
// is in sync with what's actually on disk by the time we start downloading, so that pruning
// works correctly.
void CleanupBlockRevFiles()
using namespace boost::filesystem;
map<string, path> mapBlockFiles;
// Glob all blk?????.dat and rev?????.dat files from the blocks directory.
// Remove the rev files immediately and insert the blk file paths into an
// ordered map keyed by block file index.
LogPrintf("Removing unusable blk?????.dat and rev?????.dat files for -reindex with -prune\n");
path blocksdir = GetDataDir() / "blocks";
for (directory_iterator it(blocksdir); it != directory_iterator(); it++) {
if (is_regular_file(*it) &&
it->path().filename().string().length() == 12 &&
it->path().filename().string().substr(8,4) == ".dat")
if (it->path().filename().string().substr(0,3) == "blk")
mapBlockFiles[it->path().filename().string().substr(3,5)] = it->path();
else if (it->path().filename().string().substr(0,3) == "rev")
// Remove all block files that aren't part of a contiguous set starting at
// zero by walking the ordered map (keys are block file indices) by
// keeping a separate counter. Once we hit a gap (or if 0 doesn't exist)
// start removing block files.
int nContigCounter = 0;
BOOST_FOREACH(const PAIRTYPE(string, path)& item, mapBlockFiles) {
if (atoi(item.first) == nContigCounter) {
void ThreadImport(std::vector<boost::filesystem::path> vImportFiles)
const CChainParams& chainparams = Params();
CImportingNow imp;
// -reindex
if (fReindex) {
int nFile = 0;
while (true) {
CDiskBlockPos pos(nFile, 0);
if (!boost::filesystem::exists(GetBlockPosFilename(pos, "blk")))
break; // No block files left to reindex
FILE *file = OpenBlockFile(pos, true);
if (!file)
break; // This error is logged in OpenBlockFile
LogPrintf("Reindexing block file blk%05u.dat...\n", (unsigned int)nFile);
LoadExternalBlockFile(chainparams, file, &pos);
fReindex = false;
LogPrintf("Reindexing finished\n");
// To avoid ending up in a situation without genesis block, re-try initializing (no-op if reindexing worked):
// hardcoded $DATADIR/bootstrap.dat
boost::filesystem::path pathBootstrap = GetDataDir() / "bootstrap.dat";
if (boost::filesystem::exists(pathBootstrap)) {
FILE *file = fopen(pathBootstrap.string().c_str(), "rb");
if (file) {
boost::filesystem::path pathBootstrapOld = GetDataDir() / "bootstrap.dat.old";
LogPrintf("Importing bootstrap.dat...\n");
LoadExternalBlockFile(chainparams, file);
RenameOver(pathBootstrap, pathBootstrapOld);
} else {
LogPrintf("Warning: Could not open bootstrap file %s\n", pathBootstrap.string());
// -loadblock=
BOOST_FOREACH(const boost::filesystem::path& path, vImportFiles) {
FILE *file = fopen(path.string().c_str(), "rb");
if (file) {
LogPrintf("Importing blocks file %s...\n", path.string());
LoadExternalBlockFile(chainparams, file);
} else {
LogPrintf("Warning: Could not open blocks file %s\n", path.string());
// scan for better chains in the block chain database, that are not yet connected in the active best chain
CValidationState state;
if (!ActivateBestChain(state, chainparams)) {
LogPrintf("Failed to connect best block");
if (GetBoolArg("-stopafterblockimport", DEFAULT_STOPAFTERBLOCKIMPORT)) {
LogPrintf("Stopping after block import\n");
/** Sanity checks
* Ensure that Bitcoin is running in a usable environment with all
* necessary library support.
bool InitSanityCheck(void)
if(!ECC_InitSanityCheck()) {
InitError("Elliptic curve cryptography sanity check failure. Aborting.");
return false;
if (!glibc_sanity_test() || !glibcxx_sanity_test())
return false;
return true;
bool AppInitServers(boost::thread_group& threadGroup)
if (!InitHTTPServer())
return false;
if (!StartRPC())
return false;
if (!StartHTTPRPC())
return false;
if (GetBoolArg("-rest", DEFAULT_REST_ENABLE) && !StartREST())
return false;
if (!StartHTTPServer())
return false;
return true;
// Parameter interaction based on rules
void InitParameterInteraction()
// when specifying an explicit binding address, you want to listen on it
// even when -connect or -proxy is specified
if (mapArgs.count("-bind")) {
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-listen", true))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -bind set -> setting -listen=1\n", __func__);
if (mapArgs.count("-whitebind")) {
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-listen", true))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -whitebind set -> setting -listen=1\n", __func__);
if (mapArgs.count("-connect") && mapMultiArgs["-connect"].size() > 0) {
// when only connecting to trusted nodes, do not seed via DNS, or listen by default
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-dnsseed", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -connect set -> setting -dnsseed=0\n", __func__);
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-listen", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -connect set -> setting -listen=0\n", __func__);
if (mapArgs.count("-proxy")) {
// to protect privacy, do not listen by default if a default proxy server is specified
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-listen", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -proxy set -> setting -listen=0\n", __func__);
// to protect privacy, do not use UPNP when a proxy is set. The user may still specify -listen=1
// to listen locally, so don't rely on this happening through -listen below.
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-upnp", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -proxy set -> setting -upnp=0\n", __func__);
// to protect privacy, do not discover addresses by default
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-discover", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -proxy set -> setting -discover=0\n", __func__);
if (!GetBoolArg("-listen", DEFAULT_LISTEN)) {
// do not map ports or try to retrieve public IP when not listening (pointless)
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-upnp", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -listen=0 -> setting -upnp=0\n", __func__);
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-discover", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -listen=0 -> setting -discover=0\n", __func__);
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-listenonion", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -listen=0 -> setting -listenonion=0\n", __func__);
if (mapArgs.count("-externalip")) {
// if an explicit public IP is specified, do not try to find others
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-discover", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -externalip set -> setting -discover=0\n", __func__);
if (GetBoolArg("-salvagewallet", false)) {
// Rewrite just private keys: rescan to find transactions
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-rescan", true))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -salvagewallet=1 -> setting -rescan=1\n", __func__);
// -zapwallettx implies a rescan
if (GetBoolArg("-zapwallettxes", false)) {
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-rescan", true))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -zapwallettxes=<mode> -> setting -rescan=1\n", __func__);
// disable walletbroadcast and whitelistrelay in blocksonly mode
if (GetBoolArg("-blocksonly", DEFAULT_BLOCKSONLY)) {
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-whitelistrelay", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -blocksonly=1 -> setting -whitelistrelay=0\n", __func__);
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-walletbroadcast", false))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -blocksonly=1 -> setting -walletbroadcast=0\n", __func__);
// Forcing relay from whitelisted hosts implies we will accept relays from them in the first place.
if (GetBoolArg("-whitelistforcerelay", DEFAULT_WHITELISTFORCERELAY)) {
if (SoftSetBoolArg("-whitelistrelay", true))
LogPrintf("%s: parameter interaction: -whitelistforcerelay=1 -> setting -whitelistrelay=1\n", __func__);
static std::string ResolveErrMsg(const char * const optname, const std::string& strBind)
return strprintf(_("Cannot resolve -%s address: '%s'"), optname, strBind);
void InitLogging()
fPrintToConsole = GetBoolArg("-printtoconsole", false);
fLogTimestamps = GetBoolArg("-logtimestamps", DEFAULT_LOGTIMESTAMPS);
fLogTimeMicros = GetBoolArg("-logtimemicros", DEFAULT_LOGTIMEMICROS);
fLogIPs = GetBoolArg("-logips", DEFAULT_LOGIPS);
LogPrintf("Bitcoin version %s\n", FormatFullVersion());
/** Initialize bitcoin.
* @pre Parameters should be parsed and config file should be read.
bool AppInit2(boost::thread_group& threadGroup, CScheduler& scheduler)
// ********************************************************* Step 1: setup
#ifdef _MSC_VER
// Turn off Microsoft heap dump noise
_CrtSetReportFile(_CRT_WARN, CreateFileA("NUL", GENERIC_WRITE, 0, NULL, OPEN_EXISTING, 0, 0));
#if _MSC_VER >= 1400
// Disable confusing "helpful" text message on abort, Ctrl-C
_set_abort_behavior(0, _WRITE_ABORT_MSG | _CALL_REPORTFAULT);
#ifdef WIN32
// Enable Data Execution Prevention (DEP)
// Minimum supported OS versions: WinXP SP3, WinVista >= SP1, Win Server 2008
// A failure is non-critical and needs no further attention!
// We define this here, because GCCs winbase.h limits this to _WIN32_WINNT >= 0x0601 (Windows 7),
// which is not correct. Can be removed, when GCCs winbase.h is fixed!
#define PROCESS_DEP_ENABLE 0x00000001
PSETPROCDEPPOL setProcDEPPol = (PSETPROCDEPPOL)GetProcAddress(GetModuleHandleA("Kernel32.dll"), "SetProcessDEPPolicy");
if (setProcDEPPol != NULL) setProcDEPPol(PROCESS_DEP_ENABLE);
if (!SetupNetworking())
return InitError("Initializing networking failed");
#ifndef WIN32
if (GetBoolArg("-sysperms", false)) {
if (!GetBoolArg("-disablewallet", false))
return InitError("-sysperms is not allowed in combination with enabled wallet functionality");
} else {
// Clean shutdown on SIGTERM
struct sigaction sa;
sa.sa_handler = HandleSIGTERM;
sa.sa_flags = 0;
sigaction(SIGTERM, &sa, NULL);
sigaction(SIGINT, &sa, NULL);
// Reopen debug.log on SIGHUP
struct sigaction sa_hup;
sa_hup.sa_handler = HandleSIGHUP;
sa_hup.sa_flags = 0;
sigaction(SIGHUP, &sa_hup, NULL);
// Ignore SIGPIPE, otherwise it will bring the daemon down if the client closes unexpectedly
// ********************************************************* Step 2: parameter interactions
const CChainParams& chainparams = Params();
// also see: InitParameterInteraction()
// if using block pruning, then disable txindex
if (GetArg("-prune", 0)) {
if (GetBoolArg("-txindex", DEFAULT_TXINDEX))
return InitError(_("Prune mode is incompatible with -txindex."));
if (GetBoolArg("-rescan", false)) {
return InitError(_("Rescans are not possible in pruned mode. You will need to use -reindex which will download the whole blockchain again."));
// Make sure enough file descriptors are available
int nBind = std::max((int)mapArgs.count("-bind") + (int)mapArgs.count("-whitebind"), 1);
int nUserMaxConnections = GetArg("-maxconnections", DEFAULT_MAX_PEER_CONNECTIONS);
nMaxConnections = std::max(nUserMaxConnections, 0);
// Trim requested connection counts, to fit into system limitations
nMaxConnections = std::max(std::min(nMaxConnections, (int)(FD_SETSIZE - nBind - MIN_CORE_FILEDESCRIPTORS)), 0);
int nFD = RaiseFileDescriptorLimit(nMaxConnections + MIN_CORE_FILEDESCRIPTORS);
return InitError(_("Not enough file descriptors available."));
nMaxConnections = std::min(nFD - MIN_CORE_FILEDESCRIPTORS, nMaxConnections);
if (nMaxConnections < nUserMaxConnections)
InitWarning(strprintf(_("Reducing -maxconnections from %d to %d, because of system limitations."), nUserMaxConnections, nMaxConnections));
// ********************************************************* Step 3: parameter-to-internal-flags
fDebug = !mapMultiArgs["-debug"].empty();
// Special-case: if -debug=0/-nodebug is set, turn off debugging messages
const vector<string>& categories = mapMultiArgs["-debug"];
if (GetBoolArg("-nodebug", false) || find(categories.begin(), categories.end(), string("0")) != categories.end())
fDebug = false;
// Check for -debugnet
if (GetBoolArg("-debugnet", false))
InitWarning(_("Unsupported argument -debugnet ignored, use -debug=net."));
// Check for -socks - as this is a privacy risk to continue, exit here
if (mapArgs.count("-socks"))
return InitError(_("Unsupported argument -socks found. Setting SOCKS version isn't possible anymore, only SOCKS5 proxies are supported."));
// Check for -tor - as this is a privacy risk to continue, exit here
if (GetBoolArg("-tor", false))
return InitError(_("Unsupported argument -tor found, use -onion."));
if (GetBoolArg("-benchmark", false))
InitWarning(_("Unsupported argument -benchmark ignored, use -debug=bench."));
if (GetBoolArg("-whitelistalwaysrelay", false))
InitWarning(_("Unsupported argument -whitelistalwaysrelay ignored, use -whitelistrelay and/or -whitelistforcerelay."));
if (mapArgs.count("-blockminsize"))
InitWarning("Unsupported argument -blockminsize ignored.");
// Checkmempool and checkblockindex default to true in regtest mode
int ratio = std::min<int>(std::max<int>(GetArg("-checkmempool", chainparams.DefaultConsistencyChecks() ? 1 : 0), 0), 1000000);
if (ratio != 0) {
mempool.setSanityCheck(1.0 / ratio);
fCheckBlockIndex = GetBoolArg("-checkblockindex", chainparams.DefaultConsistencyChecks());
fCheckpointsEnabled = GetBoolArg("-checkpoints", DEFAULT_CHECKPOINTS_ENABLED);
// mempool limits
int64_t nMempoolSizeMax = GetArg("-maxmempool", DEFAULT_MAX_MEMPOOL_SIZE) * 1000000;
int64_t nMempoolSizeMin = GetArg("-limitdescendantsize", DEFAULT_DESCENDANT_SIZE_LIMIT) * 1000 * 40;
if (nMempoolSizeMax < 0 || nMempoolSizeMax < nMempoolSizeMin)
return InitError(strprintf(_("-maxmempool must be at least %d MB"), std::ceil(nMempoolSizeMin / 1000000.0)));
// -par=0 means autodetect, but nScriptCheckThreads==0 means no concurrency
nScriptCheckThreads = GetArg("-par", DEFAULT_SCRIPTCHECK_THREADS);
if (nScriptCheckThreads <= 0)
nScriptCheckThreads += GetNumCores();
if (nScriptCheckThreads <= 1)
nScriptCheckThreads = 0;
else if (nScriptCheckThreads > MAX_SCRIPTCHECK_THREADS)
fServer = GetBoolArg("-server", false);
// block pruning; get the amount of disk space (in MiB) to allot for block & undo files
int64_t nSignedPruneTarget = GetArg("-prune", 0) * 1024 * 1024;
if (nSignedPruneTarget < 0) {
return InitError(_("Prune cannot be configured with a negative value."));
nPruneTarget = (uint64_t) nSignedPruneTarget;
if (nPruneTarget) {
return InitError(strprintf(_("Prune configured below the minimum of %d MiB. Please use a higher number."), MIN_DISK_SPACE_FOR_BLOCK_FILES / 1024 / 1024));
LogPrintf("Prune configured to target %uMiB on disk for block and undo files.\n", nPruneTarget / 1024 / 1024);
fPruneMode = true;
bool fDisableWallet = GetBoolArg("-disablewallet", false);
if (!fDisableWallet)
nConnectTimeout = GetArg("-timeout", DEFAULT_CONNECT_TIMEOUT);
if (nConnectTimeout <= 0)
// Fee-per-kilobyte amount considered the same as "free"
// If you are mining, be careful setting this:
// if you set it to zero then
// a transaction spammer can cheaply fill blocks using
// 1-satoshi-fee transactions. It should be set above the real
// cost to you of processing a transaction.
if (mapArgs.count("-minrelaytxfee"))
CAmount n = 0;
if (ParseMoney(mapArgs["-minrelaytxfee"], n) && n > 0)
::minRelayTxFee = CFeeRate(n);
return InitError(AmountErrMsg("minrelaytxfee", mapArgs["-minrelaytxfee"]));
fRequireStandard = !GetBoolArg("-acceptnonstdtxn", !Params().RequireStandard());
if (Params().RequireStandard() && !fRequireStandard)
return InitError(strprintf("acceptnonstdtxn is not currently supported for %s chain", chainparams.NetworkIDString()));
nBytesPerSigOp = GetArg("-bytespersigop", nBytesPerSigOp);
if (!CWallet::ParameterInteraction())
return false;
fIsBareMultisigStd = GetBoolArg("-permitbaremultisig", DEFAULT_PERMIT_BAREMULTISIG);
fAcceptDatacarrier = GetBoolArg("-datacarrier", DEFAULT_ACCEPT_DATACARRIER);
nMaxDatacarrierBytes = GetArg("-datacarriersize", nMaxDatacarrierBytes);
// Option to startup with mocktime set (used for regression testing):
SetMockTime(GetArg("-mocktime", 0)); // SetMockTime(0) is a no-op
if (GetBoolArg("-peerbloomfilters", DEFAULT_PEERBLOOMFILTERS))
nLocalServices = ServiceFlags(nLocalServices | NODE_BLOOM);
nMaxTipAge = GetArg("-maxtipage", DEFAULT_MAX_TIP_AGE);
fEnableReplacement = GetBoolArg("-mempoolreplacement", DEFAULT_ENABLE_REPLACEMENT);
if ((!fEnableReplacement) && mapArgs.count("-mempoolreplacement")) {
// Minimal effort at forwards compatibility
std::string strReplacementModeList = GetArg("-mempoolreplacement", ""); // default is impossible
std::vector<std::string> vstrReplacementModes;
boost::split(vstrReplacementModes, strReplacementModeList, boost::is_any_of(","));
fEnableReplacement = (std::find(vstrReplacementModes.begin(), vstrReplacementModes.end(), "fee") != vstrReplacementModes.end());
// ********************************************************* Step 4: application initialization: dir lock, daemonize, pidfile, debug log
// Initialize elliptic curve code
globalVerifyHandle.reset(new ECCVerifyHandle());
// Sanity check
if (!InitSanityCheck())
return InitError(strprintf(_("Initialization sanity check failed. %s is shutting down."), _(PACKAGE_NAME)));
std::string strDataDir = GetDataDir().string();
// Make sure only a single Bitcoin process is using the data directory.
boost::filesystem::path pathLockFile = GetDataDir() / ".lock";
FILE* file = fopen(pathLockFile.string().c_str(), "a"); // empty lock file; created if it doesn't exist.
if (file) fclose(file);
try {
static boost::interprocess::file_lock lock(pathLockFile.string().c_str());
if (!lock.try_lock())
return InitError(strprintf(_("Cannot obtain a lock on data directory %s. %s is probably already running."), strDataDir, _(PACKAGE_NAME)));
} catch(const boost::interprocess::interprocess_exception& e) {
return InitError(strprintf(_("Cannot obtain a lock on data directory %s. %s is probably already running.") + " %s.", strDataDir, _(PACKAGE_NAME), e.what()));
#ifndef WIN32
CreatePidFile(GetPidFile(), getpid());
if (GetBoolArg("-shrinkdebugfile", !fDebug))
if (fPrintToDebugLog)
if (!fLogTimestamps)
LogPrintf("Startup time: %s\n", DateTimeStrFormat("%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S", GetTime()));
LogPrintf("Default data directory %s\n", GetDefaultDataDir().string());
LogPrintf("Using data directory %s\n", strDataDir);
LogPrintf("Using config file %s\n", GetConfigFile().string());
LogPrintf("Using at most %i connections (%i file descriptors available)\n", nMaxConnections, nFD);
std::ostringstream strErrors;
LogPrintf("Using %u threads for script verification\n", nScriptCheckThreads);
if (nScriptCheckThreads) {
for (int i=0; i<nScriptCheckThreads-1; i++)
// Start the lightweight task scheduler thread
CScheduler::Function serviceLoop = boost::bind(&CScheduler::serviceQueue, &scheduler);
threadGroup.create_thread(boost::bind(&TraceThread<CScheduler::Function>, "scheduler", serviceLoop));
/* Start the RPC server already. It will be started in "warmup" mode
* and not really process calls already (but it will signify connections
* that the server is there and will be ready later). Warmup mode will
* be disabled when initialisation is finished.
if (fServer)
if (!AppInitServers(threadGroup))
return InitError(_("Unable to start HTTP server. See debug log for details."));
int64_t nStart;
// ********************************************************* Step 5: verify wallet database integrity
if (!fDisableWallet) {
if (!CWallet::Verify())
return false;
} // (!fDisableWallet)
// ********************************************************* Step 6: network initialization
// sanitize comments per BIP-0014, format user agent and check total size
std::vector<string> uacomments;
BOOST_FOREACH(string cmt, mapMultiArgs["-uacomment"])
if (cmt != SanitizeString(cmt, SAFE_CHARS_UA_COMMENT))
return InitError(strprintf(_("User Agent comment (%s) contains unsafe characters."), cmt));
uacomments.push_back(SanitizeString(cmt, SAFE_CHARS_UA_COMMENT));
strSubVersion = FormatSubVersion(CLIENT_NAME, CLIENT_VERSION, uacomments);
if (strSubVersion.size() > MAX_SUBVERSION_LENGTH) {
return InitError(strprintf(_("Total length of network version string (%i) exceeds maximum length (%i). Reduce the number or size of uacomments."),
strSubVersion.size(), MAX_SUBVERSION_LENGTH));
if (mapArgs.count("-onlynet")) {
std::set<enum Network> nets;
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& snet, mapMultiArgs["-onlynet"]) {
enum Network net = ParseNetwork(snet);
if (net == NET_UNROUTABLE)
return InitError(strprintf(_("Unknown network specified in -onlynet: '%s'"), snet));
for (int n = 0; n < NET_MAX; n++) {
enum Network net = (enum Network)n;
if (!nets.count(net))
if (mapArgs.count("-whitelist")) {
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& net, mapMultiArgs["-whitelist"]) {
CSubNet subnet;
LookupSubNet(net.c_str(), subnet);
if (!subnet.IsValid())
return InitError(strprintf(_("Invalid netmask specified in -whitelist: '%s'"), net));
bool proxyRandomize = GetBoolArg("-proxyrandomize", DEFAULT_PROXYRANDOMIZE);
// -proxy sets a proxy for all outgoing network traffic
// -noproxy (or -proxy=0) as well as the empty string can be used to not set a proxy, this is the default
std::string proxyArg = GetArg("-proxy", "");
if (proxyArg != "" && proxyArg != "0") {
CService resolved;
LookupNumeric(proxyArg.c_str(), resolved, 9050);
proxyType addrProxy = proxyType(resolved, proxyRandomize);
if (!addrProxy.IsValid())
return InitError(strprintf(_("Invalid -proxy address: '%s'"), proxyArg));
SetProxy(NET_IPV4, addrProxy);
SetProxy(NET_IPV6, addrProxy);
SetProxy(NET_TOR, addrProxy);
SetLimited(NET_TOR, false); // by default, -proxy sets onion as reachable, unless -noonion later
// -onion can be used to set only a proxy for .onion, or override normal proxy for .onion addresses
// -noonion (or -onion=0) disables connecting to .onion entirely
// An empty string is used to not override the onion proxy (in which case it defaults to -proxy set above, or none)
std::string onionArg = GetArg("-onion", "");
if (onionArg != "") {
if (onionArg == "0") { // Handle -noonion/-onion=0
SetLimited(NET_TOR); // set onions as unreachable
} else {
CService resolved;
LookupNumeric(onionArg.c_str(), resolved, 9050);
proxyType addrOnion = proxyType(resolved, proxyRandomize);
if (!addrOnion.IsValid())
return InitError(strprintf(_("Invalid -onion address: '%s'"), onionArg));
SetProxy(NET_TOR, addrOnion);
SetLimited(NET_TOR, false);
// see Step 2: parameter interactions for more information about these
fListen = GetBoolArg("-listen", DEFAULT_LISTEN);
fDiscover = GetBoolArg("-discover", true);
fNameLookup = GetBoolArg("-dns", DEFAULT_NAME_LOOKUP);
fRelayTxes = !GetBoolArg("-blocksonly", DEFAULT_BLOCKSONLY);
bool fBound = false;
if (fListen) {
if (mapArgs.count("-bind") || mapArgs.count("-whitebind")) {
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& strBind, mapMultiArgs["-bind"]) {
CService addrBind;
if (!Lookup(strBind.c_str(), addrBind, GetListenPort(), false))
return InitError(ResolveErrMsg("bind", strBind));
fBound |= Bind(addrBind, (BF_EXPLICIT | BF_REPORT_ERROR));
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& strBind, mapMultiArgs["-whitebind"]) {
CService addrBind;
if (!Lookup(strBind.c_str(), addrBind, 0, false))
return InitError(ResolveErrMsg("whitebind", strBind));
if (addrBind.GetPort() == 0)
return InitError(strprintf(_("Need to specify a port with -whitebind: '%s'"), strBind));
else {
struct in_addr inaddr_any;
inaddr_any.s_addr = INADDR_ANY;
fBound |= Bind(CService(in6addr_any, GetListenPort()), BF_NONE);
fBound |= Bind(CService(inaddr_any, GetListenPort()), !fBound ? BF_REPORT_ERROR : BF_NONE);
if (!fBound)
return InitError(_("Failed to listen on any port. Use -listen=0 if you want this."));
if (mapArgs.count("-externalip")) {
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& strAddr, mapMultiArgs["-externalip"]) {
CService addrLocal;
if (Lookup(strAddr.c_str(), addrLocal, GetListenPort(), fNameLookup) && addrLocal.IsValid())
AddLocal(addrLocal, LOCAL_MANUAL);
return InitError(ResolveErrMsg("externalip", strAddr));
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& strDest, mapMultiArgs["-seednode"])
pzmqNotificationInterface = CZMQNotificationInterface::CreateWithArguments(mapArgs);
if (pzmqNotificationInterface) {
if (mapArgs.count("-maxuploadtarget")) {
CNode::SetMaxOutboundTarget(GetArg("-maxuploadtarget", DEFAULT_MAX_UPLOAD_TARGET)*1024*1024);
// ********************************************************* Step 7: load block chain
fReindex = GetBoolArg("-reindex", false);
bool fReindexChainState = GetBoolArg("-reindex-chainstate", false);
// Upgrading to 0.8; hard-link the old blknnnn.dat files into /blocks/
boost::filesystem::path blocksDir = GetDataDir() / "blocks";
if (!boost::filesystem::exists(blocksDir))
bool linked = false;
for (unsigned int i = 1; i < 10000; i++) {
boost::filesystem::path source = GetDataDir() / strprintf("blk%04u.dat", i);
if (!boost::filesystem::exists(source)) break;
boost::filesystem::path dest = blocksDir / strprintf("blk%05u.dat", i-1);
try {
boost::filesystem::create_hard_link(source, dest);
LogPrintf("Hardlinked %s -> %s\n", source.string(), dest.string());
linked = true;
} catch (const boost::filesystem::filesystem_error& e) {
// Note: hardlink creation failing is not a disaster, it just means
// blocks will get re-downloaded from peers.
LogPrintf("Error hardlinking blk%04u.dat: %s\n", i, e.what());
if (linked)
fReindex = true;
// cache size calculations
int64_t nTotalCache = (GetArg("-dbcache", nDefaultDbCache) << 20);
nTotalCache = std::max(nTotalCache, nMinDbCache << 20); // total cache cannot be less than nMinDbCache
nTotalCache = std::min(nTotalCache, nMaxDbCache << 20); // total cache cannot be greated than nMaxDbcache
int64_t nBlockTreeDBCache = nTotalCache / 8;
nBlockTreeDBCache = std::min(nBlockTreeDBCache, (GetBoolArg("-txindex", DEFAULT_TXINDEX) ? nMaxBlockDBAndTxIndexCache : nMaxBlockDBCache) << 20);
nTotalCache -= nBlockTreeDBCache;
int64_t nCoinDBCache = std::min(nTotalCache / 2, (nTotalCache / 4) + (1 << 23)); // use 25%-50% of the remainder for disk cache
nCoinDBCache = std::min(nCoinDBCache, nMaxCoinsDBCache << 20); // cap total coins db cache
nTotalCache -= nCoinDBCache;
nCoinCacheUsage = nTotalCache; // the rest goes to in-memory cache
LogPrintf("Cache configuration:\n");
LogPrintf("* Using %.1fMiB for block index database\n", nBlockTreeDBCache * (1.0 / 1024 / 1024));
LogPrintf("* Using %.1fMiB for chain state database\n", nCoinDBCache * (1.0 / 1024 / 1024));
LogPrintf("* Using %.1fMiB for in-memory UTXO set\n", nCoinCacheUsage * (1.0 / 1024 / 1024));
bool fLoaded = false;
while (!fLoaded) {
bool fReset = fReindex;
std::string strLoadError;
uiInterface.InitMessage(_("Loading block index..."));
nStart = GetTimeMillis();
do {
try {
delete pcoinsTip;
delete pcoinsdbview;
delete pcoinscatcher;
delete pblocktree;
pblocktree = new CBlockTreeDB(nBlockTreeDBCache, false, fReindex);
pcoinsdbview = new CCoinsViewDB(nCoinDBCache, false, fReindex || fReindexChainState);
pcoinscatcher = new CCoinsViewErrorCatcher(pcoinsdbview);
pcoinsTip = new CCoinsViewCache(pcoinscatcher);
if (fReindex) {
//If we're reindexing in prune mode, wipe away unusable block files and all undo data files
if (fPruneMode)
if (!LoadBlockIndex()) {
strLoadError = _("Error loading block database");
// If the loaded chain has a wrong genesis, bail out immediately
// (we're likely using a testnet datadir, or the other way around).
if (!mapBlockIndex.empty() && mapBlockIndex.count(chainparams.GetConsensus().hashGenesisBlock) == 0)
return InitError(_("Incorrect or no genesis block found. Wrong datadir for network?"));
// Initialize the block index (no-op if non-empty database was already loaded)
if (!InitBlockIndex(chainparams)) {
strLoadError = _("Error initializing block database");
// Check for changed -txindex state
if (fTxIndex != GetBoolArg("-txindex", DEFAULT_TXINDEX)) {
strLoadError = _("You need to rebuild the database using -reindex-chainstate to change -txindex");
// Check for changed -prune state. What we are concerned about is a user who has pruned blocks
// in the past, but is now trying to run unpruned.
if (fHavePruned && !fPruneMode) {
strLoadError = _("You need to rebuild the database using -reindex to go back to unpruned mode. This will redownload the entire blockchain");
if (!fReindex) {
uiInterface.InitMessage(_("Rewinding blocks..."));
if (!RewindBlockIndex(chainparams)) {
strLoadError = _("Unable to rewind the database to a pre-fork state. You will need to redownload the blockchain");
uiInterface.InitMessage(_("Verifying blocks..."));
if (fHavePruned && GetArg("-checkblocks", DEFAULT_CHECKBLOCKS) > MIN_BLOCKS_TO_KEEP) {
LogPrintf("Prune: pruned datadir may not have more than %d blocks; only checking available blocks",
CBlockIndex* tip = chainActive.Tip();
if (tip && tip->nTime > GetAdjustedTime() + 2 * 60 * 60) {
strLoadError = _("The block database contains a block which appears to be from the future. "
"This may be due to your computer's date and time being set incorrectly. "
"Only rebuild the block database if you are sure that your computer's date and time are correct");
if (!CVerifyDB().VerifyDB(chainparams, pcoinsdbview, GetArg("-checklevel", DEFAULT_CHECKLEVEL),
GetArg("-checkblocks", DEFAULT_CHECKBLOCKS))) {
strLoadError = _("Corrupted block database detected");
} catch (const std::exception& e) {
if (fDebug) LogPrintf("%s\n", e.what());
strLoadError = _("Error opening block database");
fLoaded = true;
} while(false);
if (!fLoaded) {
// first suggest a reindex
if (!fReset) {
bool fRet = uiInterface.ThreadSafeQuestion(
strLoadError + ".\n\n" + _("Do you want to rebuild the block database now?"),
strLoadError + ".\nPlease restart with -reindex or -reindex-chainstate to recover.",
"", CClientUIInterface::MSG_ERROR | CClientUIInterface::BTN_ABORT);
if (fRet) {
fReindex = true;
fRequestShutdown = false;
} else {
LogPrintf("Aborted block database rebuild. Exiting.\n");
return false;
} else {
return InitError(strLoadError);
// As LoadBlockIndex can take several minutes, it's possible the user
// requested to kill the GUI during the last operation. If so, exit.
// As the program has not fully started yet, Shutdown() is possibly overkill.
if (fRequestShutdown)
LogPrintf("Shutdown requested. Exiting.\n");
return false;
LogPrintf(" block index %15dms\n", GetTimeMillis() - nStart);
boost::filesystem::path est_path = GetDataDir() / FEE_ESTIMATES_FILENAME;
CAutoFile est_filein(fopen(est_path.string().c_str(), "rb"), SER_DISK, CLIENT_VERSION);
// Allowed to fail as this file IS missing on first startup.
if (!est_filein.IsNull())
fFeeEstimatesInitialized = true;
// ********************************************************* Step 8: load wallet
if (fDisableWallet) {
pwalletMain = NULL;
LogPrintf("Wallet disabled!\n");
} else {
if (!pwalletMain)
return false;
LogPrintf("No wallet support compiled in!\n");
#endif // !ENABLE_WALLET
// ********************************************************* Step 9: data directory maintenance
// if pruning, unset the service bit and perform the initial blockstore prune
// after any wallet rescanning has taken place.
if (fPruneMode) {
LogPrintf("Unsetting NODE_NETWORK on prune mode\n");
nLocalServices = ServiceFlags(nLocalServices & ~NODE_NETWORK);
if (!fReindex) {
uiInterface.InitMessage(_("Pruning blockstore..."));
if (Params().GetConsensus().vDeployments[Consensus::DEPLOYMENT_SEGWIT].nTimeout != 0) {
// Only advertize witness capabilities if they have a reasonable start time.
// This allows us to have the code merged without a defined softfork, by setting its
// end time to 0.
// Note that setting NODE_WITNESS is never required: the only downside from not
// doing so is that after activation, no upgraded nodes will fetch from you.
nLocalServices = ServiceFlags(nLocalServices | NODE_WITNESS);
// Only care about others providing witness capabilities if there is a softfork
// defined.
nRelevantServices = ServiceFlags(nRelevantServices | NODE_WITNESS);
// ********************************************************* Step 10: import blocks
if (mapArgs.count("-blocknotify"))
std::vector<boost::filesystem::path> vImportFiles;
if (mapArgs.count("-loadblock"))
BOOST_FOREACH(const std::string& strFile, mapMultiArgs["-loadblock"])
threadGroup.create_thread(boost::bind(&ThreadImport, vImportFiles));
// Wait for genesis block to be processed
bool fHaveGenesis = false;
while (!fHaveGenesis && !fRequestShutdown) {
fHaveGenesis = (chainActive.Tip() != NULL);
if (!fHaveGenesis) {
// ********************************************************* Step 11: start node
if (!CheckDiskSpace())
return false;
if (!strErrors.str().empty())
return InitError(strErrors.str());
//// debug print
LogPrintf("mapBlockIndex.size() = %u\n", mapBlockIndex.size());
LogPrintf("nBestHeight = %d\n", chainActive.Height());
LogPrintf("setKeyPool.size() = %u\n", pwalletMain ? pwalletMain->setKeyPool.size() : 0);
LogPrintf("mapWallet.size() = %u\n", pwalletMain ? pwalletMain->mapWallet.size() : 0);
LogPrintf("mapAddressBook.size() = %u\n", pwalletMain ? pwalletMain->mapAddressBook.size() : 0);
if (GetBoolArg("-listenonion", DEFAULT_LISTEN_ONION))
StartTorControl(threadGroup, scheduler);
StartNode(threadGroup, scheduler);
// ********************************************************* Step 12: finished
uiInterface.InitMessage(_("Done loading"));
if (pwalletMain) {
// Add wallet transactions that aren't already in a block to mapTransactions
// Run a thread to flush wallet periodically
threadGroup.create_thread(boost::bind(&ThreadFlushWalletDB, boost::ref(pwalletMain->strWalletFile)));
return !fRequestShutdown;