Is there a way to get the data for when each block has been added to the pool and to when it has been executed in monero?

  • What do you mean by "when it has been executed in monero?" ?
    – jtgrassie
    Commented Apr 3, 2019 at 2:14

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Firstly, blocks don't get "added to the pool". A wallet instructs a daemon to broadcast a transaction which gets added to the transaction pool. A miner constructs a block template by bunching transactions that are in the transaction pool, then mining that block template. When a miner successfully mines a block, it is broadcast to the network, and if valid, get's added to each peers blockchain.

If you need an external notification when your node adds a block to your blockchain, you can use the parameter --block-notify when starting your node, which will instruct it to execute a program every time a block is added:

monerod --help
  --block-notify arg                    Run a program for each new block, '%s' 
                                        will be replaced by the block hash

You can also call the daemon's RPC method get_last_block_header, which includes a timestamp field in the response. Note that this timestamp however is a miner created timestamp, not the time your node added the block to your local blockchain.

  • can we get the information for the current blocks on the chain.. when they were added to transaction pool and when they were added to the chain?
    – Sri davei
    Commented Apr 3, 2019 at 1:48
  • Again, blocks are not added to the tx pool. You can get the time a block was added to the chain by calling get_last_block_header, which includes a timestamp in the response.
    – jtgrassie
    Commented Apr 3, 2019 at 1:56
  • Transactions, not blocks, are added to the txpool. A block may include transactions that were added to the txpool at different times.
    – user36303
    Commented Apr 6, 2019 at 15:06

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