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e304432 Pass reference to estimateSmartFee and cleanup whitespace (Suhas Daftuar)
56106a3 Expose RPC calls for estimatesmart functions (Alex Morcos)
e93a236 add estimateSmartFee to the unit test (Alex Morcos)
6303051 EstimateSmart functions consider mempool min fee (Alex Morcos)
f22ac4a Increase success threshold for fee estimation to 95% (Alex Morcos)
4fe2823 Change wallet and GUI code to use new smart fee estimation calls. (Alex Morcos)
22eca7d Add smart fee estimation functions (Alex Morcos)
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laanwj committed Nov 27, 2015
2 parents 05d5918 + e304432 commit e92377fa7f9a34a6e6474a1d03d6402856f90f38
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@@ -120,15 +120,26 @@ def check_estimates(node, fees_seen, max_invalid, print_estimates = True):
last_e = e
valid_estimate = False
invalid_estimates = 0
for e in all_estimates:
for i,e in enumerate(all_estimates): # estimate is for i+1
if e >= 0:
valid_estimate = True
# estimatesmartfee should return the same result
assert_equal(node.estimatesmartfee(i+1)["feerate"], e)
else:
invalid_estimates += 1
# Once we're at a high enough confirmation count that we can give an estimate
# We should have estimates for all higher confirmation counts
if valid_estimate and e < 0:
raise AssertionError("Invalid estimate appears at higher confirm count than valid estimate")
# estimatesmartfee should still be valid
approx_estimate = node.estimatesmartfee(i+1)["feerate"]
answer_found = node.estimatesmartfee(i+1)["blocks"]
assert(approx_estimate > 0)
assert(answer_found > i+1)
# Once we're at a high enough confirmation count that we can give an estimate
# We should have estimates for all higher confirmation counts
if valid_estimate:
raise AssertionError("Invalid estimate appears at higher confirm count than valid estimate")
# Check on the expected number of different confirmation counts
# that we might not have valid estimates for
if invalid_estimates > max_invalid:
@@ -184,13 +195,13 @@ def setup_network(self):
# NOTE: the CreateNewBlock code starts counting block size at 1,000 bytes,
# (17k is room enough for 110 or so transactions)
self.nodes.append(start_node(1, self.options.tmpdir,
["-blockprioritysize=1500", "-blockmaxsize=18000",
["-blockprioritysize=1500", "-blockmaxsize=17000",
"-maxorphantx=1000", "-relaypriority=0", "-debug=estimatefee"]))
connect_nodes(self.nodes[1], 0)
# Node2 is a stingy miner, that
# produces too small blocks (room for only 70 or so transactions)
node2args = ["-blockprioritysize=0", "-blockmaxsize=12000", "-maxorphantx=1000", "-relaypriority=0"]
# produces too small blocks (room for only 55 or so transactions)
node2args = ["-blockprioritysize=0", "-blockmaxsize=8000", "-maxorphantx=1000", "-relaypriority=0"]
self.nodes.append(start_node(2, self.options.tmpdir, node2args))
connect_nodes(self.nodes[0], 2)
@@ -229,22 +240,19 @@ def run_test(self):
self.fees_per_kb = []
self.memutxo = []
self.confutxo = self.txouts # Start with the set of confirmed txouts after splitting
print("Checking estimates for 1/2/3/6/15/25 blocks")
print("Creating transactions and mining them with a huge block size")
# Create transactions and mine 20 big blocks with node 0 such that the mempool is always emptied
self.transact_and_mine(30, self.nodes[0])
check_estimates(self.nodes[1], self.fees_per_kb, 1)
print("Will output estimates for 1/2/3/6/15/25 blocks")
print("Creating transactions and mining them with a block size that can't keep up")
# Create transactions and mine 30 small blocks with node 2, but create txs faster than we can mine
self.transact_and_mine(20, self.nodes[2])
check_estimates(self.nodes[1], self.fees_per_kb, 3)
for i in xrange(2):
print("Creating transactions and mining them with a block size that can't keep up")
# Create transactions and mine 10 small blocks with node 2, but create txs faster than we can mine
self.transact_and_mine(10, self.nodes[2])
check_estimates(self.nodes[1], self.fees_per_kb, 14)
print("Creating transactions and mining them at a block size that is just big enough")
# Generate transactions while mining 40 more blocks, this time with node1
# which mines blocks with capacity just above the rate that transactions are being created
self.transact_and_mine(40, self.nodes[1])
check_estimates(self.nodes[1], self.fees_per_kb, 2)
print("Creating transactions and mining them at a block size that is just big enough")
# Generate transactions while mining 10 more blocks, this time with node1
# which mines blocks with capacity just above the rate that transactions are being created
self.transact_and_mine(10, self.nodes[1])
check_estimates(self.nodes[1], self.fees_per_kb, 2)
# Finish by mining a normal-sized block:
while len(self.nodes[1].getrawmempool()) > 0:
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@@ -56,8 +56,6 @@ static const unsigned int DEFAULT_ANCESTOR_SIZE_LIMIT = 101;
static const unsigned int DEFAULT_DESCENDANT_LIMIT = 25;
/** Default for -limitdescendantsize, maximum kilobytes of in-mempool descendants */
static const unsigned int DEFAULT_DESCENDANT_SIZE_LIMIT = 101;
/** Default for -maxmempool, maximum megabytes of mempool memory usage */
static const unsigned int DEFAULT_MAX_MEMPOOL_SIZE = 300;
/** Default for -mempoolexpiry, expiration time for mempool transactions in hours */
static const unsigned int DEFAULT_MEMPOOL_EXPIRY = 72;
/** The maximum size of a blk?????.dat file (since 0.8) */
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@@ -4,6 +4,7 @@
// file COPYING or http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php.
#include "policy/fees.h"
#include "policy/policy.h"
#include "amount.h"
#include "primitives/transaction.h"
@@ -504,6 +505,33 @@ CFeeRate CBlockPolicyEstimator::estimateFee(int confTarget)
return CFeeRate(median);
}
CFeeRate CBlockPolicyEstimator::estimateSmartFee(int confTarget, int *answerFoundAtTarget, const CTxMemPool& pool)
{
if (answerFoundAtTarget)
*answerFoundAtTarget = confTarget;
// Return failure if trying to analyze a target we're not tracking
if (confTarget <= 0 || (unsigned int)confTarget > feeStats.GetMaxConfirms())
return CFeeRate(0);
double median = -1;
while (median < 0 && (unsigned int)confTarget <= feeStats.GetMaxConfirms()) {
median = feeStats.EstimateMedianVal(confTarget++, SUFFICIENT_FEETXS, MIN_SUCCESS_PCT, true, nBestSeenHeight);
}
if (answerFoundAtTarget)
*answerFoundAtTarget = confTarget - 1;
// If mempool is limiting txs , return at least the min fee from the mempool
CAmount minPoolFee = pool.GetMinFee(GetArg("-maxmempool", DEFAULT_MAX_MEMPOOL_SIZE) * 1000000).GetFeePerK();
if (minPoolFee > 0 && minPoolFee > median)
return CFeeRate(minPoolFee);
if (median < 0)
return CFeeRate(0);
return CFeeRate(median);
}
double CBlockPolicyEstimator::estimatePriority(int confTarget)
{
// Return failure if trying to analyze a target we're not tracking
@@ -513,6 +541,30 @@ double CBlockPolicyEstimator::estimatePriority(int confTarget)
return priStats.EstimateMedianVal(confTarget, SUFFICIENT_PRITXS, MIN_SUCCESS_PCT, true, nBestSeenHeight);
}
double CBlockPolicyEstimator::estimateSmartPriority(int confTarget, int *answerFoundAtTarget, const CTxMemPool& pool)
{
if (answerFoundAtTarget)
*answerFoundAtTarget = confTarget;
// Return failure if trying to analyze a target we're not tracking
if (confTarget <= 0 || (unsigned int)confTarget > priStats.GetMaxConfirms())
return -1;
// If mempool is limiting txs, no priority txs are allowed
CAmount minPoolFee = pool.GetMinFee(GetArg("-maxmempool", DEFAULT_MAX_MEMPOOL_SIZE) * 1000000).GetFeePerK();
if (minPoolFee > 0)
return INF_PRIORITY;
double median = -1;
while (median < 0 && (unsigned int)confTarget <= priStats.GetMaxConfirms()) {
median = priStats.EstimateMedianVal(confTarget++, SUFFICIENT_PRITXS, MIN_SUCCESS_PCT, true, nBestSeenHeight);
}
if (answerFoundAtTarget)
*answerFoundAtTarget = confTarget - 1;
return median;
}
void CBlockPolicyEstimator::Write(CAutoFile& fileout)
{
fileout << nBestSeenHeight;
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@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@
class CAutoFile;
class CFeeRate;
class CTxMemPoolEntry;
class CTxMemPool;
/** \class CBlockPolicyEstimator
* The BlockPolicyEstimator is used for estimating the fee or priority needed
@@ -182,8 +183,8 @@ static const unsigned int MAX_BLOCK_CONFIRMS = 25;
/** Decay of .998 is a half-life of 346 blocks or about 2.4 days */
static const double DEFAULT_DECAY = .998;
/** Require greater than 85% of X fee transactions to be confirmed within Y blocks for X to be big enough */
static const double MIN_SUCCESS_PCT = .85;
/** Require greater than 95% of X fee transactions to be confirmed within Y blocks for X to be big enough */
static const double MIN_SUCCESS_PCT = .95;
static const double UNLIKELY_PCT = .5;
/** Require an avg of 1 tx in the combined fee bucket per block to have stat significance */
@@ -242,9 +243,21 @@ class CBlockPolicyEstimator
/** Return a fee estimate */
CFeeRate estimateFee(int confTarget);
/** Estimate fee rate needed to get be included in a block within
* confTarget blocks. If no answer can be given at confTarget, return an
* estimate at the lowest target where one can be given.
*/
CFeeRate estimateSmartFee(int confTarget, int *answerFoundAtTarget, const CTxMemPool& pool);
/** Return a priority estimate */
double estimatePriority(int confTarget);
/** Estimate priority needed to get be included in a block within
* confTarget blocks. If no answer can be given at confTarget, return an
* estimate at the lowest target where one can be given.
*/
double estimateSmartPriority(int confTarget, int *answerFoundAtTarget, const CTxMemPool& pool);
/** Write estimation data to a file */
void Write(CAutoFile& fileout);
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@@ -25,6 +25,8 @@ static const unsigned int MAX_STANDARD_TX_SIZE = 100000;
static const unsigned int MAX_P2SH_SIGOPS = 15;
/** The maximum number of sigops we're willing to relay/mine in a single tx */
static const unsigned int MAX_STANDARD_TX_SIGOPS = MAX_BLOCK_SIGOPS/5;
/** Default for -maxmempool, maximum megabytes of mempool memory usage */
static const unsigned int DEFAULT_MAX_MEMPOOL_SIZE = 300;
/**
* Standard script verification flags that standard transactions will comply
* with. However scripts violating these flags may still be present in valid
@@ -538,7 +538,7 @@ void CoinControlDialog::updateLabels(WalletModel *model, QDialog* dialog)
nBytes = nBytesInputs + ((CoinControlDialog::payAmounts.size() > 0 ? CoinControlDialog::payAmounts.size() + 1 : 2) * 34) + 10; // always assume +1 output for change here
// Priority
double mempoolEstimatePriority = mempool.estimatePriority(nTxConfirmTarget);
double mempoolEstimatePriority = mempool.estimateSmartPriority(nTxConfirmTarget);
dPriority = dPriorityInputs / (nBytes - nBytesInputs + (nQuantityUncompressed * 29)); // 29 = 180 - 151 (uncompressed public keys are over the limit. max 151 bytes of the input are ignored for priority)
sPriorityLabel = CoinControlDialog::getPriorityLabel(dPriority, mempoolEstimatePriority);
@@ -550,10 +550,8 @@ void CoinControlDialog::updateLabels(WalletModel *model, QDialog* dialog)
// Fee
nPayFee = CWallet::GetMinimumFee(nBytes, nTxConfirmTarget, mempool);
// Allow free?
double dPriorityNeeded = mempoolEstimatePriority;
if (dPriorityNeeded <= 0)
dPriorityNeeded = AllowFreeThreshold(); // not enough data, back to hard-coded
// Allow free? (require at least hard-coded threshold and default to that if no estimate)
double dPriorityNeeded = std::max(mempoolEstimatePriority, AllowFreeThreshold());
fAllowFree = (dPriority >= dPriorityNeeded);
if (fSendFreeTransactions)
@@ -649,8 +647,9 @@ void CoinControlDialog::updateLabels(WalletModel *model, QDialog* dialog)
double dFeeVary;
if (payTxFee.GetFeePerK() > 0)
dFeeVary = (double)std::max(CWallet::GetRequiredFee(1000), payTxFee.GetFeePerK()) / 1000;
else
dFeeVary = (double)std::max(CWallet::GetRequiredFee(1000), mempool.estimateFee(nTxConfirmTarget).GetFeePerK()) / 1000;
else {
dFeeVary = (double)std::max(CWallet::GetRequiredFee(1000), mempool.estimateSmartFee(nTxConfirmTarget).GetFeePerK()) / 1000;
}
QString toolTip4 = tr("Can vary +/- %1 satoshi(s) per input.").arg(dFeeVary);
l3->setToolTip(toolTip4);
@@ -686,7 +685,7 @@ void CoinControlDialog::updateView()
QFlags<Qt::ItemFlag> flgTristate = Qt::ItemIsSelectable | Qt::ItemIsEnabled | Qt::ItemIsUserCheckable | Qt::ItemIsTristate;
int nDisplayUnit = model->getOptionsModel()->getDisplayUnit();
double mempoolEstimatePriority = mempool.estimatePriority(nTxConfirmTarget);
double mempoolEstimatePriority = mempool.estimateSmartPriority(nTxConfirmTarget);
std::map<QString, std::vector<COutput> > mapCoins;
model->listCoins(mapCoins);
@@ -633,7 +633,8 @@ void SendCoinsDialog::updateSmartFeeLabel()
return;
int nBlocksToConfirm = defaultConfirmTarget - ui->sliderSmartFee->value();
CFeeRate feeRate = mempool.estimateFee(nBlocksToConfirm);
int estimateFoundAtBlocks = nBlocksToConfirm;
CFeeRate feeRate = mempool.estimateSmartFee(nBlocksToConfirm, &estimateFoundAtBlocks);
if (feeRate <= CFeeRate(0)) // not enough data => minfee
{
ui->labelSmartFee->setText(BitcoinUnits::formatWithUnit(model->getOptionsModel()->getDisplayUnit(), CWallet::GetRequiredFee(1000)) + "/kB");
@@ -644,7 +645,7 @@ void SendCoinsDialog::updateSmartFeeLabel()
{
ui->labelSmartFee->setText(BitcoinUnits::formatWithUnit(model->getOptionsModel()->getDisplayUnit(), feeRate.GetFeePerK()) + "/kB");
ui->labelSmartFee2->hide();
ui->labelFeeEstimation->setText(tr("Estimated to begin confirmation within %n block(s).", "", nBlocksToConfirm));
ui->labelFeeEstimation->setText(tr("Estimated to begin confirmation within %n block(s).", "", estimateFoundAtBlocks));
}
updateFeeMinimizedLabel();
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@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@
#include "coins.h"
#include "consensus/validation.h"
#include "main.h"
#include "policy/policy.h"
#include "primitives/transaction.h"
#include "rpcserver.h"
#include "streams.h"
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@@ -96,6 +96,8 @@ static const CRPCConvertParam vRPCConvertParams[] =
{ "getrawmempool", 0 },
{ "estimatefee", 0 },
{ "estimatepriority", 0 },
{ "estimatesmartfee", 0 },
{ "estimatesmartpriority", 0 },
{ "prioritisetransaction", 1 },
{ "prioritisetransaction", 2 },
{ "setban", 2 },
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@@ -726,3 +726,75 @@ UniValue estimatepriority(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp)
return mempool.estimatePriority(nBlocks);
}
UniValue estimatesmartfee(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp)
{
if (fHelp || params.size() != 1)
throw runtime_error(
"estimatesmartfee nblocks\n"
"\nWARNING: This interface is unstable and may disappear or change!\n"
"\nEstimates the approximate fee per kilobyte needed for a transaction to begin\n"
"confirmation within nblocks blocks if possible and return the number of blocks\n"
"for which the estimate is valid.\n"
"\nArguments:\n"
"1. nblocks (numeric)\n"
"\nResult:\n"
"{\n"
" \"feerate\" : x.x, (numeric) estimate fee-per-kilobyte (in BTC)\n"
" \"blocks\" : n (numeric) block number where estimate was found\n"
"}\n"
"\n"
"A negative value is returned if not enough transactions and blocks\n"
"have been observed to make an estimate for any number of blocks.\n"
"However it will not return a value below the mempool reject fee.\n"
"\nExample:\n"
+ HelpExampleCli("estimatesmartfee", "6")
);
RPCTypeCheck(params, boost::assign::list_of(UniValue::VNUM));
int nBlocks = params[0].get_int();
UniValue result(UniValue::VOBJ);
int answerFound;
CFeeRate feeRate = mempool.estimateSmartFee(nBlocks, &answerFound);
result.push_back(Pair("feerate", feeRate == CFeeRate(0) ? -1.0 : ValueFromAmount(feeRate.GetFeePerK())));
result.push_back(Pair("blocks", answerFound));
return result;
}
UniValue estimatesmartpriority(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp)
{
if (fHelp || params.size() != 1)
throw runtime_error(
"estimatesmartpriority nblocks\n"
"\nWARNING: This interface is unstable and may disappear or change!\n"
"\nEstimates the approximate priority a zero-fee transaction needs to begin\n"
"confirmation within nblocks blocks if possible and return the number of blocks\n"
"for which the estimate is valid.\n"
"\nArguments:\n"
"1. nblocks (numeric)\n"
"\nResult:\n"
"{\n"
" \"priority\" : x.x, (numeric) estimated priority\n"
" \"blocks\" : n (numeric) block number where estimate was found\n"
"}\n"
"\n"
"A negative value is returned if not enough transactions and blocks\n"
"have been observed to make an estimate for any number of blocks.\n"
"However if the mempool reject fee is set it will return 1e9 * MAX_MONEY.\n"
"\nExample:\n"
+ HelpExampleCli("estimatesmartpriority", "6")
);
RPCTypeCheck(params, boost::assign::list_of(UniValue::VNUM));
int nBlocks = params[0].get_int();
UniValue result(UniValue::VOBJ);
int answerFound;
double priority = mempool.estimateSmartPriority(nBlocks, &answerFound);
result.push_back(Pair("priority", priority));
result.push_back(Pair("blocks", answerFound));
return result;
}
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@@ -319,6 +319,8 @@ static const CRPCCommand vRPCCommands[] =
{ "util", "verifymessage", &verifymessage, true },
{ "util", "estimatefee", &estimatefee, true },
{ "util", "estimatepriority", &estimatepriority, true },
{ "util", "estimatesmartfee", &estimatesmartfee, true },
{ "util", "estimatesmartpriority", &estimatesmartpriority, true },
/* Not shown in help */
{ "hidden", "invalidateblock", &invalidateblock, true },
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@@ -193,6 +193,8 @@ extern UniValue getblocktemplate(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
extern UniValue submitblock(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
extern UniValue estimatefee(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
extern UniValue estimatepriority(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
extern UniValue estimatesmartfee(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
extern UniValue estimatesmartpriority(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
extern UniValue getnewaddress(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp); // in rpcwallet.cpp
extern UniValue getaccountaddress(const UniValue& params, bool fHelp);
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