Tuesday, October 22, 2019

New Release: 2.0.7

In the v2.0.7 release we have implemented ZIP208 which will take effect when Blossom activates. Upon activation, the block times for Zcash will decrease from 150 seconds to 75 seconds, and the block reward will decrease accordingly. This affects at what block height halving events will occur, but should not affect the overall rate at which Zcash is mined. The total founders’ reward stays the same, and the total supply of Zcash is decreased only microscopically due to rounding.

This release also includes Blossom activation on testnet, bringing shorter block times. The testnet Blossom activation height is 584000.

Changes needed for the