Network Update Highlights, 11.18.22

Network Update Highlights, 11.18.22

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This blog post provides an overview of the updates that have been made over the past week, with a particular emphasis on changes relevant to wallet operations.

Under each network header, releases are formatted as follows:

<Link to full release> (release date)
- Release highlight 1
- Release highlight 2
- ...

Note: Prerelease updates will be marked as "prerelease" between the link to the full release and the release date


Cosmos SDK v0.46.5 (11/17)

All releases prior to version 0.46.5 are retracted and must NOT be used. 

ibc-go v6.0.0-rc0 prerelease (11/11)

  • Introduces a series of improvements to interchain accounts with a focus on making controller chain functionality easier.


Mainnet v1.13.5 (11/11)

  • Validators on v1.13.4 or v1.13.5 no longer support UDP for tx ingress by default.
  • This update contains important QUIC client performance improvements, upgrading RPC nodes is highly recommended
  • For those who build their own binaries, make sure to use the correct Rust version as specified in ci/ (Rust 1.59 for v1.13). Recent rust versons have backwards-incompatibel changes that break Solana's QUIC library.
  • The default encoding for ledger-tool has been changed from base58 to base64, and the ability to specify base58 for data encodings has been removed.


nearcore v1.29.1 (11/16)

  • Validator nodes will now exit if their version doesn't match the current epoch's version


Akash v0.18.0 (11/7)

  • Integrates interchain accounts and makes a number of bug fixes


Osmosis v12.3.0 (11/10)

  • Removes the Osmosis IAVL fork dependency, switches to cosmos/iavl v0.19.4 instead.


v5 Upgrade (11/14)

  • Add txn to re-open ibc channel for lscosmos
  • Version updates for cosmos-sdk, IBC-go, pstake-native, and tendermint


price-feeder/v2.0.0 (11/15)

  • Improves websocket handling
  • Adds, Binance providers.
  • Removes FTX provider
  • Integrates osmosis-api provider into price-feeder