Over the weekend we’ve identified a few minor issues with ledger snapshots, and since they’re impacting block times, we’re issuing a minor release to clear them up. Our old code assumed that all Hotspots would have all of the blocks, and there are a few bits of code that rely on that, one of which affects consensus nodes, which has been negatively affecting block times.

Contents

  • Time Stabilization Block Fix: PR: miner/411
  • Various Snapshot Sync Improvements: PR: core/474

Plan

A 2020.05.31.0 release was deployed to the beta group in the evening of Sunday the 31st around 8:50PM PDT. After this beta period was released to GA around 10:45 AM PDT on June 1st.