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Release 3.3.0

⚠️ Note that the command is not the usual solar update ! ⚠️

❗ Time critical update - This new release will activate new milestones at block height 671,988 (estimated at around 30th May 2022 at 00:00 UTC). ❗

Changes since 3.2.5:

New Features

  • automatic allocation of 5% of forging rewards for development funding following a governance vote on the issue
  • bip340 schnorr signatures now used for improved security and less technical debt
  • empty but valid wallets now show as empty wallets rather than returning an error via the api
  • last block id string is now returned in the delegate attribute and in the api rather than the whole block
  • more hashing algorithms included for hashed timelock contract transactions for better interoperability
  • new voters attribute added to the api response for delegates to show how many voters each delegate has
  • p2p port of a node can now be freely changed without any problems
  • vendorfield is now supported in every transaction type

Bug Fixes

  • correct fee burning database index is now dropped
  • last block data is correctly updated in the delegate attribute following a rollback
  • more resilient fork recovery
  • updater reruns pnpm install after building to resolve some dependency issues


  • added filtering by transaction version to the swagger page on the api
  • block headers now only include specific properties
  • blocks are now broadcasted to all peers rather than just a few
  • blocks are only broadcasted if there are >= 2 seconds remaining in the slot
  • core transaction handlers have been unified
  • delegate name now used in the vote attribute rather than the public key
  • legacy code removed or fixed where appropriate
  • multisignature registrations reactivated and no longer use participant signatures in the registration transaction
  • peers are always polled for blocks in case a node does not receive a block normally
  • removed the incompatible transaction handler inherited from upstream code as it does not apply here
  • serialised vote payloads no longer have 0xff padding in v3 transactions for the delegate name
  • upstream wallet support is now removed due to breaking changes in core
  • voting using the public key asset is disabled in v3 transactions

Update Instructions

Please update your mainnet node with the following command.

solar plugin:update @alessiodf/rocket-boot && solar rocket:purge --force && solar update
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