Weekly Dev Update #25

Hey Y’all,

By the time this Dev Update is out, the Festive Freya mandatory upgrade period will have begun. This means ALL SERVICE NODE OPERATORS, ALL POOLS, AND ALL USERS NEED TO UPDATE to the Festive Freya release in anticipation for our December 13th network upgrade.

For Service Node operators you can get the new CLI wallet and Daemon here: https://github.com/loki-project/loki/releases/tag/v2.0.0

You can read more about the network upgrade and the features we are adding here: https://medium.com/@LokiNetwork/festive-freya-announcement-84ea86cc5574
Loki Core


LLARP / Lokinet

  • Progress continues on libllarp
    • Handle SIGTERM properly
    • Refactored how cascading configuration works
    • Removed auto mode for tun
    • Change AVX2 default to off, has to now be explicitly requested in a build
    • Make sure vanity nonce is updated
    • Change DHT router lookup to be able pass additional data
    • Added being able to tell difference between being overload or having no working endpoints
  • Vanity Hidden Service Address Generator
    • Started on reference (SLOW) (.loki) name generator
  • DNS library
    • Started infrastructure for .snode lookups
  • GitHub Pulse Stats for the last week: Excluding merges, 1 author has pushed 11 commits to master and 11 commits to all branches. On master, 42 files have changed and there have been 1,307 additions and 376 deletions.
  • Most changes can be found at:
    https://github.com/loki-project/loki-network/
  • Current version: v0.3.1
    https://github.com/loki-project/loki-network/releases/tag/v0.3.1

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Thanks,  
Kee