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Merge #14206: doc: Document -checklevel levels

8e1c13e doc: Document -checklevel levels (Wladimir J. van der Laan)

Pull request description:

  Document the various possible check levels for the command-line argument. The numbers say nothing on their own.

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laanwj committed Sep 15, 2018
2 parents f09bc7e + 8e1c13e commit de89eec25dc25ef96c9b06a2be3d5bdd87287a0d
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  1. +8 −1 src/init.cpp
@@ -426,7 +426,14 @@ void SetupServerArgs()
#endif

gArgs.AddArg("-checkblocks=<n>", strprintf("How many blocks to check at startup (default: %u, 0 = all)", DEFAULT_CHECKBLOCKS), true, OptionsCategory::DEBUG_TEST);
gArgs.AddArg("-checklevel=<n>", strprintf("How thorough the block verification of -checkblocks is (0-4, default: %u)", DEFAULT_CHECKLEVEL), true, OptionsCategory::DEBUG_TEST);
gArgs.AddArg("-checklevel=<n>", strprintf("How thorough the block verification of -checkblocks is: "
"level 0 reads the blocks from disk, "
"level 1 verifies block validity, "
"level 2 verifies undo data, "
"level 3 checks disconnection of tip blocks, "
"and level 4 tries to reconnect the blocks, "
"each level includes the checks of the previous levels "
"(0-4, default: %u)", DEFAULT_CHECKLEVEL), true, OptionsCategory::DEBUG_TEST);
gArgs.AddArg("-checkblockindex", strprintf("Do a full consistency check for mapBlockIndex, setBlockIndexCandidates, chainActive and mapBlocksUnlinked occasionally. (default: %u, regtest: %u)", defaultChainParams->DefaultConsistencyChecks(), regtestChainParams->DefaultConsistencyChecks()), true, OptionsCategory::DEBUG_TEST);
gArgs.AddArg("-checkmempool=<n>", strprintf("Run checks every <n> transactions (default: %u, regtest: %u)", defaultChainParams->DefaultConsistencyChecks(), regtestChainParams->DefaultConsistencyChecks()), true, OptionsCategory::DEBUG_TEST);
gArgs.AddArg("-checkpoints", strprintf("Disable expensive verification for known chain history (default: %u)", DEFAULT_CHECKPOINTS_ENABLED), true, OptionsCategory::DEBUG_TEST);

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