- def mnemonic_to_seed(self, mnemonic, passphrase):
PBKDF2_ROUNDS = 2048
mnemonic = normalize_text(mnemonic)
passphrase = normalize_text(passphrase)
return pbkdf2.PBKDF2(mnemonic, ‘electrum’ + passphrase, iterations =
PBKDF2_ROUNDS, macmodule = hmac, digestmodule =
We see clearly that it returns a 64 bytes or 512 bit seed instead of what we all know a bitcoin priv key should be – 256 bits.
Is this the final function to be called for priv key generation or are there steps or functions that I missed?