Throughout the course of testing NU5, a consensus bug emerged that brought on the testnet chain to fork. The ECC Core workforce discovered it rapidly and subsequently recognized and carried out a repair to be included in our upcoming Zcashd launch 4.7.0. Out of an abundance of warning, and to make sure that the ecosystem of wallets, exchanges and miners have ample time for integration and testing, we’re delaying the discharge of NU5 till Could.
ECC has a file of delivering protected and safe expertise. This time will likely be no exception. The ZEC asset is constructed on refined cryptography, which requires most due diligence from our workforce, to optimize person expertise and to guard customers.
The NU5 mainnet activation block top will likely be set in Zcashd 5.0.0, which is now deliberate for launch roughly April 21. We anticipate NU5 will activate about 4 weeks later, in mid to late Could. We’re additionally engaged on an up to date schedule for the cell SDK and ECC reference pockets.
We’d wish to thank the neighborhood for his or her persistence throughout this course of. Please know that we’re working tirelessly to ship this game-changing innovation — for financial freedom, for all.