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Why is .lnd directory created when connecting to a remote lnd instance?

See original GitHub issue

Consider the following command used to start up lit.

litd \
  --remote.lnd.rpcserver=localhost:10009 \
  --remote.lnd.macaroondir=/root/.lnd/data/chain/bitcoin/testnet \
  --remote.lnd.tlscertpath=/root/.lnd/tls.cert \

After startup these 4 directories exist.

ls -al /root
drwxr-xr-x    3 root     root          4096 Nov 12 09:45 .faraday
drwx------    4 root     root          4096 Nov 12 09:45 .lit
drwxr-xr-x    2 root     root          4096 Oct 19 20:36 .lnd
drwxr-xr-x    4 root     root          4096 Nov 12 09:45 .loop

The .lnd directory is created by lit even though it’s not actually running lnd. This can cause some unexpected issues when trying to run lit on a machine where .lnd already exists as part of another lnd install (eg, where .lnd is a shared mount from another container that is running lnd)

Why is the .lnd directory created by lit when lit is not starting up a local lnd instance?

Issue Analytics

  • State:open
  • Created 3 years ago
  • Comments:5 (3 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

mrfeltoncommented, Nov 16, 2020

Interesting. You could be right… will recheck on my end

guggerocommented, Dec 14, 2020

Any update on this? Can the issue be closed?

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