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30 days before the fork there will be a code freeze + tag + release, If there are no major changes there will at least be an increase in the protocol version. A similar fork system to Bitcoin will apply, whereby a rollover to the new code after the trigger block will only occur if a sufficient number of miners are running the new code. I am not aware of a ...


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There is now a monero-announce mailing list on which such important announcements will be made: https://lists.getmonero.org/postorius/lists/monero-announce.lists.getmonero.org/


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Has the block height for the v7 fork been decided upon yet? As can be seen from the code here, there's currently no block height set yet for the v7 fork. It'll likely be somewhere in March 2018 though. However, there has also been some talk about pushing it back 1-2 months to accommodate more review for single-output Bulletproofs. What procedure will be ...


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When starting the daemon, monerod, or one of the command line wallets (monero-wallet-cli, monero-wallet-rpc), if you are running an old version, it prints a warning message telling you an update is needed. It's worth noting that it does this by checking your blockchain height against the hard-coded fork heights, not by calling some remote update server. I'm ...


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