25,000 sats Question: How are routes determined?
avatar for sapphire-tarantula-of-greatness
7 weeks ago by
avatar for sapphire-tarantula-of-greatness sapphire-tarantula-of-greatness1.5k sats wrote:

I am wondering, how do nodes determine what route to take on the network? What factors go into it? Some routes might be more expensive, but more reliable. Others might be cheaper, but flaky. Some might be more private, as they have lots of hops, while others are less private and have fewer hops. From all these choices, how do they decide what is the right rate and number of hops?

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5 weeks ago by
  • c-lighting uses Dijkstra to find the shortest path according to SLP 98
  • Rusty Russell also gives some explanation and references about routing for privacy in SLP 134
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