Bitcoin Core adaptation 0.16.1, another significant form including new highlights and performance upgrades, has been formally discharged, as indicated by a declaration made June 15. The new release apparently incorporates “new features, various bug fixes and execution upgrades, and performance improvements.” Notably, this Bitcoin Core adaptation removed miner block size reviewing the censure of the “- blockmaxsize” choice for mineworkers to constrain their blocks sizes in variant 0.15.1. It expresses that mineworkers currently ought to apply “- blockmaxweight” choice in the event that they need to restrain the weight of their blocks.
Furthermore, the redesign influenced wallets which were made in 0.16 and later. They are “not compatible with versions prior to 0.16 and will not work if you try to use newly created wallets in older versions,” the release says.
The past Bitcoin Core customer variant was launched toward the end of February, and gave “full support” for Segregated Witness (SegWit) scaling innovation, which is intended to diminish handling and hold up times, and additionally transaction fees. Bitcoin Core engineer Jimmy Song, at that point remarked on the most prominent component of Bitcoin Core adaptation 0.16.0, saying that “native SegWit support (bech32) is going to get much more adoption as a result of this update. This will reduce block bloat and encourage more wallets in the ecosystem to adopt bech32.”
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