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A module to store and interact with blocks.

INSTALL

npm install ethereumjs-blockchain

API

./docs/

EXAMPLE

The following is an example to iterate through an existing Geth DB (needs

level
to be installed separately).

This module performs write operations. Making a backup of your data before trying it is recommended. Otherwise, you can end up with a compromised DB state.

const level = require('level')
const Blockchain = require('ethereumjs-blockchain').default
const utils = require('ethereumjs-util')

const gethDbPath = './chaindata' // Add your own path here. It will get modified, see remarks. const db = level(gethDbPath)

new Blockchain({ db: db }).iterator( 'i', (block, reorg, cb) => { const blockNumber = utils.bufferToInt(block.header.number) const blockHash = block.hash().toString('hex') console.log(BLOCK ${blockNumber}: ${blockHash}) cb() }, err => console.log(err || 'Done.'), )

WARNING: Since

ethereumjs-blockchain
is also doing write operations on the DB for safety reasons only run this on a copy of your database, otherwise this might lead to a compromised DB state.

EthereumJS

See our organizational documentation for an introduction to

EthereumJS
as well as information on current standards and best practices.

If you want to join for work or do improvements on the libraries have a look at our contribution guidelines.

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