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server daemon and client user interface for a peer-to-peer digital currency

Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital currency. By peer-to-peer, we mean that there is no central authority to issue new Bitcoins or keep track of transactions. Instead, these tasks are managed collectively by the Bitcoin protocol operating through the nodes of the network.

Version: 26.0 License: MIT GitHub
Maintainers easye sami.laine (GitHub handle not provided)
Categories finance crypto
Platforms darwin
  • daemon (Build and install the daemon)
  • gui (Build the Qt5 GUI)
  • universal (Build for multiple architectures)
  • wallet (Build with support for wallet)

"bitcoin" depends on

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Port notes

1. A launch daemon entry has been created for bitcoin.
It is disabled by default. To enable and load the daemon:

sudo launchctl load -w "/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.macports.bitcoin.plist"

2. The files "${prefix}/etc/bitcoin/bitcoin.conf" and
"$HOME/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/bitcoin.conf"
contain the daemon and GUI configuration, respectively.
Review them, and include the RPC credentials. See also

3. To start the daemon manually in the background:

${prefix}/bin/bitcoind -daemon

4. View the logs with

tail -f "${prefix}/var/lib/bitcoind/debug.log"
tail -f "$HOME/Library/Application Support/Bitcoin/debug.log"

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