*** Warning: This document has not been updated for Zcash and may be inaccurate. ***
Allows for sending of all standard Bitcoin commands via RPC rather than as command line args.
Use the raw transactions API to send coins received on a particular address (or addresses).
Specific tools for developers working on this repository.
Contains the script
github-merge.sh for merging github pull requests securely and signing them using GPG.
Tool to verify that every merge commit was signed by a developer using the above
Construct a linear, no-fork, best version of the blockchain.
A Linux bash script that will set up traffic control (tc) to limit the outgoing bandwidth for connections to the Bitcoin network. This means one can have an always-on bitcoind instance running, and another local bitcoind/bitcoin-qt instance which connects to this node and receives blocks from it.
Utility to generate the pnSeed array that is compiled into the client.
Build Tools and Keys
Contains files used to package bitcoind/bitcoin-qt for Debian-based Linux systems. If you compile bitcoind/bitcoin-qt yourself, there are some useful files here.
Gavin's notes on getting gitian builds up and running using KVM.
Various PGP files of core developers.
Scripts and notes for Mac builds.
Test and Verify Tools
Utilities to generate test vectors for the data-driven Bitcoin tests.
These patches are applied when the automated pull-tester tests each pull and when master is tested using jenkins.
This script attempts to download and verify the signature file SHA256SUMS.asc from SourceForge.