What Rosetta expects as /block response when a block was not produced? If I return an error (404 not found, not retriable) it still keeps retrying and eventually stops
Hi @frolvlad! Can you elaborate on what you mean by “when a block was not produced”? Do you mean if you’re querying block 99999999 when the tip is block 100, or something else?
In NEAR Protocol we can have a situation when after block 10 goes block 12 just because the block-producing node missed its scheduled time for block production and the next block-producing node is not trying to fill the gap and instead of producing block with height 11 it creates a block with height 12 referencing block 10 as its parent. It is absolutely legal situation to have a block 50 to have its parent block with height 40, which means that we had 10 block producers miss their time slot for block production.
Makes total sense @frolvlad!
To support this, we had to make a few changes (all are pending review right now):
firstname.lastname@example.org is released (in the next day or so), you should return a non-error status on
/block and a
BlockResponse with no fields populated (i.e.
BlockResponse.block is omitted) for blocks that were not produced. You will be able to test this with
email@example.com (once released).
All these changes have been released!