Tuesday, August 22, 2017

New Release version Gridcoin Research Wallet Mandatory

New Release version Gridcoin Research Wallet Mandatory

Keep in mind:  
  • before you upgrade, make a !backup

For Windows users specifically:                      
  • the new Windows installer is soon downloadable from here,
  • or you can update from within your Windows client

All other users (Linux, Mac, ...):
  • can find the source code here, OR: 
  • upgrade from their used location (e.g. package managers, once the  responsible person for those package managers made the new version  available)

Changes in this version are (more detailed here, changelog, commit and forum):

  • V8 stake engine: set to start producing V8 blocks at block 1010000. This fixes several security issues, see wiki for details.
  • Blocks can now carry identification from the "org" argument/configuration option
  • Add "reorganize" RPC command

  • Improved security on NeuralNet votes, #496
  • Berkeley DB V6+ compatibility, #451
  • Improved poll loading speeds, #497
  • Versions now contain the git hash, #500
  • Improved RPC help. It now supports "execute help" and "list help", #512
  • Voting is now integrated in wallet as a tab and cleaned up, #416
  • Improve low-peer mining ability on testnet
  • Improve poll error message when low on funds, #415
  • Code cleanup


  • Remove RPC commands:  
    • DAO, #486
    • volatilecode, testnet0917, testboinckey, chainrsa, testcpidv2, testcpid, windows error report disabling, list betatest, fDebug4/fDebug5 flags


  • Fixed security issue where superblocks could be injected, #526
  • Fix poll sorting bug, #512

Please tell us when you experience problems!

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