Release notes 0.20.8
Bitcoin ABC version 0.20.8 is now available from:
This release includes the following features and fixes:
- When running bitcoind without
-daemon, logging to stdout is now the
default behavior. Setting
-printtoconsole=1 no longer implicitly disables
logging to debug.log. Instead, logging to file can be explicitly disabled by
getlabeladdress has been removed and replaced with
until v0.21 at which time
getaccountaddress will also be removed. To
bitcoind with the
option. See the v0.20.6 release notes for more details.
- When fetching a transaction announced by multiple peers, previous versions of Bitcoin ABC would sequentially attempt to download the transaction from each announcing peer until the transaction is received, in the order that those peers' announcements were received. In this release, the download logic has changed to randomize the fetch order across peers and to prefer sending download requests to outbound peers over inbound peers. This fixes an issue where inbound peers can prevent a node from getting a transaction.
bitcoin-seederno longer takes single letter parameter names. Please use the full length parameter names. See
bitcoin-seeder -?for more information.
- If the
-helpoptions are used,
bitcoin-seederwill now output its help message and then cease operation.
bitcoin-seedercan now be run on
bitcoin-seeder -? --help-debugfor more information about the
- If options are given to
bitcoin-seederthat are not recognizable it will output an error and then cease operation.