Monero DevMeeting 2018-12-16

Submitted by aerbax on Sun, 12/16/2018 - 13:13


  • GUI
    • Lot's of Pull Requests (new code).
    • Most of the changes are centered on bug fixes, UI/User Experience, and performance improvements.
    • Even though these are small changes, they amount to some significant upgrades.
    • Of special note:
      •  Date based restore - A user restoring their wallet can select an approximate date of its creation and it will restore from there.  This is much easier on users as they won't have to guess a block height.
      •  Simple mode - (Still in planning) A more str

Monero DevMeeting 2018-10-14

Submitted by aerbax on Sun, 10/14/2018 - 14:11


  • The Monero GUI has been tagged for release, but a couple of patches came in at the last minute that need to be applied (one of them involving Ledger integration)
  • Due to the late GUI release, discussions in today's dev meeting are mostly focused on how to better get pre-releases into the hands of testers sooner.
    • Reproducible builds are expected to help with this dramatically.
  • Work is ongoing to upgrade the Monero FFS (Forum Funding System): https://

Monero DevMeeting 2018-10-07

Submitted by aerbax on Sun, 10/07/2018 - 16:51


    • Lots of code merges this week in preparation for the v0.13.0 release.
      • Binaries are expected to become available throughout this week.  CLI will likely be first, GUI after that.
      • TheCharlatan will announce/advise the availability of the reproducible builds
        • Should this fail, code/binaries will be release similar to that in the past, and reproducible builds will be targeted for v0.13.1
      • The translations team still have a few files to work with before release.
    • Future builds/versio

    Monero DevMeeting 2018-09-09

    Submitted by aerbax on Mon, 09/10/2018 - 12:18


    • Since it's so close to the scheduled update(~Oct 18th, 2018), the next release will be v0.13.0.0 rather than v0.12.4.0
    • The latest Proof of Work(PoW) changes to CryptoNightv2 could use some C++ developer scrutiny
    • Kovri is now officially hosted on Gitlab. The main Monero codebase may or may not move.

    Monero DevMeeting 2018-08-26

    Submitted by aerbax on Sun, 08/26/2018 - 13:42


    • The tentative date for the next fork is scheduled for October 18th, 2018.
    • SChernykh Has posted the last of the CryptoNight-v2 changes.
      • Will be merged soon
      • This will be the new Proof of Work
    • The last of the bulletproofs code will be merged soon.
      • May or may not include some additional speedup code.
    • Endogenic could use some help reviewing the LightWallet pull request
    • ph4r05 has submitted some preliminary code to support Trezor devices

    Monero DevMeeting 2018-07-29

    Submitted by aerbax on Sun, 07/29/2018 - 19:40


    • All Bulletproof(BP) audits have come in.
      • No major issues were found.
      • Some optimizations were suggested.
      • All signs point to BP's making it into the next scheduled protocol upgrade.
    • vtnerd has been working on a MessagePack(msgpack) encoding scheme to supplement JSON.