@Danconnolly Danconnolly released this Oct 15, 2018 · 47 commits to beta since this release

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Bitcoin SV version 0.1.0 Release Notes

This release includes support for the November 2018 Upgrade. When the upgrade activates, the
following changes take effect:

  • The Satoshi opcodes OP_MUL, OP_INVERT, OP_LSHIFT, & OP_RSHIFT are re-enabled
  • The limit on the number of opcodes per script is increased to 500 (up from 201)
  • The default maximum size of accepted blocks = 128MB

The following features are also included in this release:

  • Disabled the automatic replay protection feature

Known Issues

This release has the following known issues:

  • SV-30 - if excessiveblocksize has not been manually configured, the following fields report the
    post-upgrade value (128MB) before the November 2018 upgrade has taken place
    • maxblocksize field in the results from RPC getinfo
    • excessiveBlockSize field in the results from RPC getexcessiveblock
    • EB field in the P2P useragent string

List of Changes

  • November 2018 Upgrade activation logic
  • Re-enabled Satoshi opcodes OP_MUL, OP_INVERT, OP_LSHIFT, & OP_RSHIFT (takes effect after Nov 2018 upgrade)
  • Increased limit on the number of opcodes per script to 500 (takes effect after Nov 2018 upgrade)
  • Increased default size of accepted blocks to 128MB (takes effect after Nov 2018 upgrade)
  • Reduced the maximum size of P2P messages to be closer to the excessiveblocksize
  • Removed the Automatic Replay Protection feature
  • Removed activation logic for the May 2018 upgrade
  • Removed the GUI
  • Made the excessiveblocksize a standard parameter (was debug)
  • Added excessiveblocksize and maxblocksize to RPC getinfo
  • Fix for CVE-2018-17144

List of Tests

  • Unit Tests
  • Python functional tests
  • System tests:
    • Validate that the default excessive block size does not change prior to the hardfork
    • Validate that the excessive block size setting is defaulted to 128MB after hard fork
    • Validate that the excessive block size setting remains 128MB after hard fork
    • Validate the excessive block size setting is unchanged after hard fork
    • Validate the max generated block size is defaulted to 32MB prior to hard fork
    • Validate the max generated block size is defaulted to 32MB after the hard fork
    • Validate that scripts with >201 op codes are rejected before magnetic activation
    • Validate that scripts with >201 op codes are handled after magnetic activation
    • Validate that scripts with >500 op codes are rejected after magnetic activation
    • Validate rejection of all 4 Opcodes (OP_MUL, OP_LSHIFT, OP_RSHIFT, OP_INVERT) prior to magnetic activation
    • Validate that an infinite block attack is declined and the node disconnected

All tests passed.