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go-ethereum10.0 9.8 gossamer VS go-ethereumOfficial Go implementation of the Ethereum protocol
cosmos-sdk9.6 9.9 gossamer VS cosmos-sdk:chains: A Framework for Building High Value Public Blockchains :sparkles:
solana-go6.7 9.1 gossamer VS solana-goGo SDK library for the Solana Blockchain
What improves the performance of RPC public nodes ?Blockgum is a Geth alternative as It supports HDWallet, which can generate billions of addresses. It uses Single Master Public and Private keys. No need to maintain Millions of Private keys. Backup once and you are good forever. Blockgum can read multiple chains ie Multichain Wallet Full Server side wallet solution. the https://blockgum.com
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A Go Implementation of the Polkadot Host
Warning 2022-11-01: Gossamer is pre-production software
Gossamer is an implementation of the Polkadot Host: an execution environment for the Polkadot runtime, which is materialized as a Web Assembly (Wasm) blob. In addition to running an embedded Wasm executor, a Polkadot Host must orchestrate a number of interrelated services, such as [networking](dot/network/README.md), block production, block finalization, a JSON-RPC server, [and more](cmd/gossamer/README.md).
For more information about Gossamer, check out the Gossamer Docs.
Install Go version
get the ChainSafe/gossamer repository:
git clone [email protected]:ChainSafe/gossamer cd gossamer
build gossamer command:
Troubleshooting for Apple Silicon users
If you are facing the following problem with the
undefined: cWasmerImportObjectT undefined: cWasmerImportFuncT undefined: cWasmerValueTag
Make sure you have the following Golang enviroment variables:
use go env to see all the Golang enviroment variables
use go env -w ENV_NAME=ENV_VALUE to set the new value
Run Development Node
To initialise a development node:
./bin/gossamer --chain dev init
To start the development node:
./bin/gossamer --chain dev
The development node is configured to produce a block every slot and to finalise a block every round (as there is only one authority,
Run Gossamer Node
The gossamer node runs by default as an authority with 9 authorites set at genesis. The built-in keys, corresponding to the authorities, that are available for the node are
To initialise a gossamer node:
./bin/gossamer --chain gssmr init
To start the gossamer node:
./bin/gossamer --chain gssmr --key alice
Note: If you only run one gossamer node, the node will not build blocks every slot or finalize blocks; it will appear that the node is doing nothing, but it is actually waiting for a slot to build a block. This is because there are 9 authorities set, so at least 6 of the authorities should be run for a functional network. If you wish to reduce the number of authorities, you can modify the genesis file in
Run Kusama Node
Kusama is currently supported as a full node, ie. it can sync the chain but not act as an authority.
To initialise a kusama node:
./bin/gossamer --chain kusama init
To start the kusama node:
./bin/gossamer --chain kusama
The node may not appear to do anything for the first minute or so (it's bootstrapping to the network.) If you wish to see what is it doing in this time, you can turn on debug logs in
[log] network = "debug"
After it's finished bootstrapping, the node should begin to sync.
Run Polkadot Node
Polkadot is currently supported as a full node, ie. it can sync the chain but not act as an authority.
To initialise a polkadot node:
./bin/gossamer --chain polkadot init
To start the polkadot node:
./bin/gossamer --chain polkadot
- Check out [Contributing Guidelines](.github/CONTRIBUTING.md) and our [code style](.github/CODE_STYLE.md) document
- Have questions? Say hi on Discord!
Our work on Gossamer is funded by the community. If you'd like to support us with a donation:
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Please email us a description of the flaw and any related information (e.g. reproduction steps, version) to security at chainsafe dot io.
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*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the gossamer README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.