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Bitcoin ABC 0.19.8

Bitcoin ABC version 0.19.8 is now available from:

This release includes the following features and fixes:

  • Remove getinfo RPC in favor of getblockchaininfo, getnetworkinfo and getwalletinfo.
  • ./bitcoin-cli -getinfo will now throw a runtime error if there are any extra arguments after it.
  • Fixed a race condition in sendrawtransaction
  • Deprecated large parts of validateaddress and introduced getaddressinfo to replace the parts that were deprecated. See RPC help for details.
  • Minor logging improvements.
  • Various visual fixes and minor improvements in the wallet.
  • Local address broadcasting changed from every 9 hours to every 24 hours.