github algorand/go-algorand v2.4.0-beta
Algorand BetaNet v2.4.0

2 years ago

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Primarily enhancements and fixes to Fast Catchup and DNSSEC, but other logging improvements, miscellaneous optimizations, and other fixes as well.


  1. General
    • Bug Fix - fix return code testing & fix data directory cloning
  2. Catchup
    • New Feature - add the ability to disable catchup in config file
    • Bug Fixes
      • Clear roundDigest when fast catchup is switching off
      • Fix catchup concurrently from a single host
      • Incorrect block download retry accounting during fast catchup
  3. Config
    • Bug Fix - fix DNSBootstrapArray returning empty strings
  4. Goal
    • Enhancements
      • Generate error on goal clerk group on signed transaction
      • Pass transaction groups correctly to logicsig evaluator
  5. KMD
    • Enhancement - better kmd permission error message
  6. Ledger
    • Enhancement - parallelize proposal transactions signature verification
    • Bug Fix - fix in memory database bug revealed by TestFullCatchpointWriter
    • Create a unified transaction verification cache
    • Small transaction pool rebuild & assembly optimizations
    • Compact accounts deltas before persisting to disk
    • Convert the catchpointWriting from a channel to an atomic variable
    • Refactor account updates consistency checking
  7. Logging
    • Enhancements
      • Improve agreement cadaver & crash database error handling
      • Improve error logging of elastic search telemetry module
      • Improve node error code checking
  8. Network
    • Enhancements
      • Add explicit error for stale network message writes
      • Use OS and fallback DNS servers in DNSSEC resolver
      • Get system DNS on Windows
    • Bug Fix - add f.Close() return code testing in SystemConfig()
    • Bug Fix - fix network peers list memory leak
    • Code style fixes DNSSEC client
  9. Tools
    • Enhancements
      • Create configuration file using config.Local data structure
      • Show all errors, not just the first, when compiling TEAL
      • Allow catchpointdump to download a single catchpoint from a specified relay
      • Update catchpointdump utility to have progress bars
  10. Tests & Benchmarks
    • Benchmarks
      • Add payset benchmarks
      • Benchmark account db random reads and BlockEvaluator
    • Enhancements
      • Add travis_retry to build and test commands in case of random failures
      • Disable cadaver for mainnet model
      • Disable cadaver for mainnet model, include config overrides this time
      • Improve catchpoint catchup expect test by not compiling on the fly
      • Remove code quality checking on integration tests builds
      • Set CadaverSizeTarget to 0 for Scenario testing
    • Bug Fixes
      • Fix a race in arm test in algoh startup and algod.* files creation
      • Fix arm64 failures running TestAlgohWithExpect
      • Fix miscellaneous bugs in goalAsset expect test
      • Fix random limit order test
      • Fix various bugs in expect tests
      • Wait for EOF on StartNetwork/StopNetwork and test status correctly
  11. Other
    • Enhancements
      • Add transaction evaluation distribution metrics
      • Check minimal go version 1.14 prior the build
      • Pipeline - clean up environmental variable usage to simplify building
      • Run gofmt against source code
      • Update go files to have license range of 2021
      • Use go tooling to get version from go.mod instead of parsing
    • Bug Fixes
      • Pipeline - fix download location when signing build assets
      • Pipeline - fix releases-page task
      • Pipeline - minimal bug fixes for latest package deployment

Protocol Upgrade

This release does not contain a consensus protocol upgrade.

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