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BitShares Suez 7.0.2

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@abitmore abitmore released this 15 Dec 08:50

The BitShares Core software has been updated to the 7.0.2 Bugfix Release. The codename of the 7.x releases is "Suez". The BitShares Core software is used to build the validation nodes that perform consensus of all transactions on the BitShares blockchain. This release includes improvements but does not include any changes to the consensus protocol.

Documentation for users may be be found at How BitShares Works.

Documentation for BitShares developers may be found at the BitShares Developer Portal.

Who Should Upgrade

Note: This version is experimental, and every older version has its known issues. Please do your own research to determine which version suits your needs.

Please check the release notes of the 7.0.0 version for more info about the BitShares Suez update.

How To Upgrade


  • Blockchain replay is not needed and will not occur automatically when upgrading to this version.

How to Upgrade with Docker

The pre-built Docker image can be found on the BitShares Core Docker page and can be downloaded with the following command.

docker pull bitshares/bitshares-core:7.0

How to Upgrade from Source Code


  • The code base requires a compiler that supports the C++ 14 standard
  • The minimum supported boost version is 1.58, the maximum is 1.74
  • The minimum supported CMake version is 3.2
  • For Ubuntu users, it is recommended to build in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa).
    • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and earlier versions are no longer supported.
    • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) is not yet supported.

Obtain the Source Code

The source code may be obtained by checking out the 7.0.2 tag. Download the source at:

Build the Binaries

The binaries may be built by using your pre-existing process, or by following the standard instructions that can be found in the wiki:

Deploy the Binaries

Your standard process for deploying the node software may be used. No additional requirements or precautions will be required to deploy the new release.

Binaries for download

Binaries of the command-line interface (CLI) wallet and the node software are pre-built and available for download.


  • These binary builds are reproducible and were built using Gitian. Please check the README of Gitian if you want to verify and/or contribute.
  • Starting from version 7.0.0, pre-built Linux binaries will not run on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic).
Platform SHA256 Checksum
Microsoft Windows 6d13c3597cbffe1950fbe18e04f243b15ce3f36ec47c858c67cc7db4ee26762a
Mac 099d5f3b4068f2d95ec52bb6946987d6fb6897be8afbd608f520878918d249b8
Linux f3e8f61cac53db5ef9d3ce6776445ca1b5c4156d91f498fdc11d8691d471bc81


The changes for 7.0.2 Bugfix Release are summarized below.

Node Performance and Stability

Description Issue Pull Request
Try to fix a sync issue 2798 2799

Release Contributors

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