Protocol Notices

Navcoin is an open source protocol to which anyone can contribute. The Navcoin Core developers have enacted a policy to provide fair opportunity for any interested party to review all changes they make to the Navcoin protocol prior to public release.

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Navcoin Core 5.0.1 - Hotfixes

  • alex v
  • 9 Jun 2020

This minor release contains a small set of patches for our last major release. Upgrade is not mandatory but recommended, specially if you use the mnemonic backup feature.

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Navcoin Core 5.0.0 - DAO Extension

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 28 May 2020

This major release includes multiple soft forks which will extend the Navcoin DAO and enable the community to not only vote on the allocation of the decentralised fund, but also vote on the network consensus parameters changes as well as a non binding onchain voting mechanism called consultations.

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Navcoin Core 4.7.3 - Header Spam Protection Improvements

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 9 Feb 2020

This release only features one merged pull request, but it is an important security patch. It is recommended for all stakers and economic nodes to update immediately to ensure network stability. Everyone else running Navcoin Core is recommended to upgrade as soon as possible, even if you’re not staking.

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Navcoin Core 4.7.2 - Community Fund Stability Patches

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 19 Dec 2019

This patch fixes various issues which were investigated and identified as part of the community fund stability review undertaken by the Navcoin Core developers. It considered a mandatory update due to the included stability patches and will require a reindex or full resynchronisation of the blockchain to take effect. Please read the full release notes for further instruction.

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Navcoin Core 4.7.1 - Community Fund Nullified Entry Patch

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 29 Oct 2019

This patch fixes a bug where a cfund database entry that was previously deleted is still persisting, preventing future writes of the entry. This can happen in a scenario where a proposal is included in a block which is invalidated (because of a reorganization) which is then included in a new block as part of the new longest chain. This fix is the main purpose of the 4.7.1 patch release, while preparing this bugfix there were several other PR’s merged which are also included in this release.

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Navcoin Core 4.7.0 - Purple Zebra

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 12 Sep 2019

Purple Zebra is the culmination of the last few months of work on Navcoin Core and includes 40 closed pull requests, many new features and important security updates & stability fixes. Due to the security patches, upgrading to Purple Zebra should be considered mandatory and performed as soon as possible, especially if you are staking.

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Navcoin Core 4.6.0

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 7 May 2019

Navcoin 4.6.0 agrega muchas características nuevas, incluida la interfaz de usuario de Community Fund, el soporte de frase de semilla mnemónica y el error reciente relacionado con las reorganizaciones de bloque y las solicitudes de pago.

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Navcoin 4.2.0 NavPi Patch Notice

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 6 Jun 2018

Navcoin Core 4.2.0 was released today which includes the NTP server check to make sure every device has their system clock synced correctly when minting blocks. An unforeseen issue has been found when updating the NavPi using the updater script.

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Navcoin Core 4.2.0 Release Candidate

  • Craig MacGregor
  • 27 May 2018

The Navcoin Core developers have enacted a policy to create a release candidate and publicly notify all interested parties of any important updates prior to merging the changes into the master branch. This release schedule will be formalised into a process document to be published on the Navcoin.org website in the near future as reference. There are two reasons for this update:

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