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A python library to interact with the erasure protocol.

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Python client for the erasure protocol


  1. Create & activate virtulenv (python 3.6+)
  2. Install the library using pypi
    pip install erasure


  1. Update the settings by providing necessary enviornment variables.
  2. Initialize a client:
    erasure_client = ErasureClient(w3, mode, version)
  3. Create a feed:
    feed = Feed(erasure_client=erasure_client, feed_address=FEED_ADDRESS)
  4. Submit a post:
    receipt = feed.create_post(raw_data, key=key)
    Note: The encryption keys, and data for this post will be saved in ERASURE_KEY_STORE/<proof_hash>
  5. Reveal a post:
    key_cid, data_cid = post.reveal()


  1. Clone & enter the repo:
    git clone
  2. Install required libraries:
    pip install -r requirements.txt
  3. Install
    pip install -e .


  1. Launch a local version of erasure protocol via ganache
  2. Install, initlalize and run the ipfs daemon locally ipfs daemon
  3. Run the tests locally pytest -vv tests/

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