I was wondering what version the py-cryptonight library is using. For example, is it CryptoNight lite v2, CryptoNight v8, CryptoNight heavy?

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As of right now, it's using the latest version of CryptoNight (CNv2, as used in Monero hard-fork v9). CryptoNight lite is not used by Monero, neither is heavy. CN lite first appeared in Aeon IIRC and is (as is heavy) a different algorithm altogether.

  • What? wait... i thought monero was using cnV9, now? Feb 5, 2019 at 15:03
  • There are lots of different "versions" when talking about Monero. Hard-fork version (currently v9), CryptoNight variant (currently v2), tx version etc etc.
    – jtgrassie
    Feb 5, 2019 at 15:14

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