Bitcoin Cash Specification

Request: Get Data (“getdata”)

Requests information (generally previously announced via an inv message) from a peer. As such, a getdata request carries the same general format as an inventory message and is used to request any items that the node was previously unaware.

Message Format

Field Length Format Description
inventory count variable variable length integer The number of inventory items being requested in this message.
inventory items inventory_count * 36 bytes inventory_count inventory items The set of inventory items being requested.