P2Pool code documentation

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Ignore this page for the minute. Is just a scratch pad for documenting the p2pool code. Will tidy up once initial pass done.


Makes extensive use of twisted.defer. This allows it to "yield" to allow long running network code to complete. Read up on Python Generators and this before progressing!

Contains main startup code.

Tests connection to bitcoind. Prints hash of latest block to show bitcoind is up to date.

Tests connection to p2pool network.

Gets address to use for payout either from file or bitcoind. Validates address and checks local bitcoind owns it.