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Handle reply_channel_range from LND (and enhance gossipwith) #3264

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rustyrussell commented Nov 15, 2019

See lightningnetwork/lnd#3728

Tested and verified on my node, under valgrind.

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@rustyrussell rustyrussell added this to the 0.7.4 milestone Nov 15, 2019
@rustyrussell rustyrussell changed the title Handle reply_channel_range from LND (and enhance gossipd) Handle reply_channel_range from LND (and enhance gossipwith) Nov 15, 2019
if (first_blocknum == peer->range_first_blocknum
&& first_blocknum + number_of_blocks == peer->range_end_blocknum
&& !complete
&& tal_bytelen(msg) == 64046) {

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cdecker Nov 17, 2019


Where does this constant come from?

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rustyrussell Nov 18, 2019

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That's the size of the message LND sends (8000 uncompressed scids). I wanted this workaround to be as narrow as possible to avoid catching real cases.

I always get this wrong, then wonder why it's dying!

Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <>
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Particularly important when talking with modern lnd, which
will hang up on you if you don't offer feature bit 1!

Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <>
We've been sending them errors for invalid replies; instead, this works
around it.

Changelog-Added: Workaround LND's reply_channel_range issues instead of sending error.
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@rustyrussell rustyrussell force-pushed the rustyrussell:gossipwith-tuneup branch from bbcc632 to ced01b3 Nov 18, 2019

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cdecker commented Nov 18, 2019

ACK ced01b3

@cdecker cdecker merged commit 6e433e0 into ElementsProject:master Nov 18, 2019
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