@cronicc cronicc released this Jun 20, 2018 · 98 commits to master since this release

Major

  • Fork Manager, each past and future mandatory upgrade or hard fork is clearly defined in a separate file
  • Mandatory upgrade at block 344700
    • Block reward distribution changed to 10% each for community fund, secure nodes, and super nodes
    • Null Data (OP_RETURN) Transactions, store up to 80 bytes of data in a provably unspendable transaction on chain
  • Improvements from Zcash 1.0.14 upstream
    • Low-memory prover reduces JoinSplit creation memory usage from 3 GB to 1.7GB
    • Experimental feature: Payment disclosure with new RPC calls z_getpaymentdisclosure and z_validatepaymentdisclosure
    • Support for incoming viewing keys

Minor

Install

Debian package dependencies:
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.17), libgcc1 (>= 1:3.0), libgomp1 (>= 4.9), libstdc++6 (>= 5.2)

Binaries

  • Windows and macOS binaries now signed with a valid certificate
  • macOS support for 10.11 El Capitan dropped, only Sierra and High Sierra are supported

See included instructions.txt for Win/Mac command line wallets.

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