A Ruby implementation of Ethereum.
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A Ruby implementation of Ethereum.

Install Secp256k1



Increase Ruby Stack Size Limit

Or some tests will fail because the default stack size cannot hold a maximum (1024) levels deep VM stack.

Set RUBY_THREAD_VM_STACK_SIZE in your shell/environment:

export RUBY_THREAD_VM_STACK_SIZE=104857600 # 100M, 100 times default


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  • optimize memory foot print
  • add pruning trie
  • refactor abi types
  • refactor trie node types
  • review db.commit_refcount_changes usage