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This repository contains the wire protocol code for the Lightning Network and includes the following functionality:

  • Peer which manages a connection to a peer. This class allows sending and emitting message traffic. It also manages internal state for Ping/Pong message traffic. /lib/peer.ts

  • Messages defined in BOLT #1 - Base Protocol, BOLT #2 - Peer Protocol for Channel Management, and BOLT #7 P2P Node and Channel Discovery can be found in /lib/messages. This code includes the message types and serialization and deserialization methods for each message.

  • P2P Node and Channel gossip management that can be found in /lib/gossip. This code contains the GossipManger which controls gossip for many peers. Gossip synchronization for a single peer is managed through PeerGossipSynchronizer.


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