The drive to release RNode v0.9.6 soon after the release of RNode v0.9.5 is to provide a fix to a bug hampering the maintenance and use of the public testnet and our development testnets. In short this bug,
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, prevented nodes from utilizing save block store during a restart, a feature that allows nodes to stop and start without losing the state of the blockchain known at the time of shutdown. This release includes some node optimizations and changes in consensus and cost accounting that are foundational for a change coming in the next release.
Work included in this release
Description of release packaging
Release packaging will include:
Where do developers go to learn more and get started?
Please visit our release page on GitHub for binary artifacts.
A docker image is available
docker pull rchain/rnode
Homebrew installation via
brew install rchain/rchain/rnode
Where will bugs be filed?
We use Jira to collect bugs and feedback. File a bug
Where do developers go for support?
Please visit https://developer.rchain.coop or file a bug.
What license will this be released under?
The RChain software is licensed under Apache License, version 2.0
Rholang is licensed under the MIT License (MIT)
The Docker image is licensed under the GPL 2.0 License
Work completed since last release