Zcash for cryptocurrency has been updated to version 2.0.0, which is compatible with the release of the Sapling


Developers confidential cryptocurrency zcash for updated Protocol to version 2.0.0 in preparation for future hard forks of a Sapling, told the blog of the project engineer Zerocoin Electric Coin Company Sean Bowe.

Now the company “recommends that all users and miners as soon as possible to upgrade their equipment” to the new version. Release the Sapling upgrade scheduled for October 28 and will be tied to the creation of a network zcash for block 419 000. Pre-hardwork will be launched in a test network, starting with block 280 000. According to Bowe, this should happen on Thursday, August 23.

“The Sapling has already been activated in testnet, but due to the fact that changes have been made to the rule of consensus, your node will automatically rollback and switch to the branch to Overwinter until the Sapling will not be reactivated,” wrote Bowe.

He also noted that the 2.0.0 update includes experimental support “remote procedure calls”, by which code can be executed on remote computers is exactly the same as on the local one. However, full support for new features will appear only in version 2.0.1.

In addition, fixed a bug that hampered the synchronization of certain components of the network with blocking peers — in the past this feature “has been added to mitigation of DoS attacks”, said Bowe. The new version now simply ignores invalid transaction.

Note, upgrade the Sapling must, in addition, significantly reduce the amount of storage space private transaction and enhance the security of a cryptographic Protocol Zk-snarks.

Earlier, we have been told that the BOLT technology will allow sensitive transactions to Lightning Network for zcash for.

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