Community Update 70


  • Sprint and Release
    • This week's priorities: Last merges for updated RSpace and start testing, memory leak investigation in RNode, slashing implementation, merging updated proof-of-stake contract, and preparations for dev retreat next week.
    • Release - Work toward RNode v0.9.4. RNode-0.9.4 release plan.
  • Mercury requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Testnet status
    • Testnet-1 is live. Our intention is to keep this functioning so the community can deploy rholang to this public testnet. Please see RChain public testnet information to learn more about public testnet as well as a FAQ.
  • Community testing
    • Thursdays at 14:00 UTC. 


  • Work in progress to deliver slashing functionality. 

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  • Support for debugging in RSong. Issue resolved. New bugs filed to investigate why overflows errors were not reported and why deploys were not blocked when the deploy contained incorrect values. 

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  • Work continues to investigate blocker of running a genesis ceremony that includes RHOC balances in the genesis block to support the issuance of REV.  RCHAIN-3250 Getting issue details... STATUS

Cost accounting

  • Completing work to update the proof-of-stake contract to use the RevVault.  RCHAIN-3136 Getting issue details... STATUS
  • Reviewing work required to bridge cost accounting and the wallet especially estimation of time required as some of this work blocks the launch of testnet-2.  RCHAIN-3135 Getting issue details... STATUS


  • Work in review to optimize node peering.  RCHAIN-3305 Getting issue details... STATUS
  • Work started on   RCHAIN-3328 Getting issue details... STATUS


  • Taking next steps to support running new RSpace RNode and test in our development testnet.
  • Investigation of bloat in the tuplespace related to Rholang. We had preliminary discussions about this this week and plan to discuss more during next week's dev retreat.  RCHAIN-3334 Getting issue details... STATUS


  • Investigation in progress related to memory issues observed in nodes in CI and testnet. RCHAIN-3335 Getting issue details... STATUS
  • Testnet support: Maintaining the network while managing memory issues. 
  • CI Upgrading Drone
  • Whiteblock: Good progress this week in the effort to deploy an automated test in the Whiteblock infrastructure.

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