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jackjack-jj Merge pull request #11 from gurnec/crypto-fixes
Fix wallet creation bugs related to crypto
Latest commit b52c955 Sep 8, 2014


Requirements: Python 2.x, with bsddb and twisted packages

Usage: [options]

  --version             show program's version number and exit
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --dumpwallet          dump wallet in json format
  --importprivkey=KEY   import private key from vanitygen
  --importhex           KEY is in hexadecimal format
  --datadir=DATADIR     wallet directory (defaults to bitcoin default)
  --wallet=WALLETFILE   wallet filename (defaults to wallet.dat)
  --label=LABEL         label shown in the adress book (defaults to '')
  --testnet             use testnet subdirectory and address type
  --namecoin            use namecoin address type
                        use other network address type, whose version is
  --info                display pubkey, privkey (both depending on the
                        network) and hexkey
  --reserve             import as a reserve key, i.e. it won't show in the
                        adress book
                        prints balance of KEY_BALANCE
  --web                 run pywallet web interface
  --port=PORT           port of web interface (defaults to 8989)


Debian-based Linux:
 aptitude install build-essential python-dev python-twisted python-bsddb3

Mac OS X:
 1. Install MacPorts from
 2. sudo port install python27 py27-twisted py27-pip py-bsddb python_select
 3. sudo port select --set python python27
 4. sudo easy_install ecdsa

 1. Install Python 2.7
 2. Install Twisted 11.0.0 for Py2.7, then Zope.Interface (a .egg file) for Py2.7:

 3. Untested, proposed by TeaRex: install Zope.Interface from

 If this doesn't work, you will have to install the egg file:

 3(32bit). to install setuptools
 3(64bit). to download, then run

 4. Go to C:\Python27\Scripts
 5. Run easy_install.exe zope.interface-3.6.4-py2.7-win-amd64.egg