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rpc/gui: Remove 'Unknown block versions being mined' warning

Due to miners inserting garbage into the version numbers, the current
version signalling has become completely useless. This removes the
"unknown block versions" warning which has the tendency to scare
users unnecessarily (and might get them to "update" to something
bad).

It preserves the warning in the logs. Whether this is desirable can
be a point of discussion.
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laanwj committed Feb 25, 2019
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  1. +0 −6 src/validation.cpp
@@ -2259,12 +2259,6 @@ void static UpdateTip(const CBlockIndex *pindexNew, const CChainParams& chainPar
}
if (nUpgraded > 0)
AppendWarning(warningMessages, strprintf(_("%d of last 100 blocks have unexpected version"), nUpgraded));
if (nUpgraded > 100/2)
{
std::string strWarning = _("Warning: Unknown block versions being mined! It's possible unknown rules are in effect");
// notify GetWarnings(), called by Qt and the JSON-RPC code to warn the user:
DoWarning(strWarning);
}
}
LogPrintf("%s: new best=%s height=%d version=0x%08x log2_work=%.8g tx=%lu date='%s' progress=%f cache=%.1fMiB(%utxo)", __func__, /* Continued */
pindexNew->GetBlockHash().ToString(), pindexNew->nHeight, pindexNew->nVersion,

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