PIVX Wallet v184.108.40.206 Mandatory Update
At the beginning of January, we announced our 2018 roadmap which can be found here. After hours of coding & testing, and an uncountable amount of energy drinks and coffee, we are pleased to announce that v220.127.116.11
PIVX Core Wallet v18.104.22.168 is a mandatory update for all users as it contains improvements and rules that will not be compatible with previous versions.
Update deadline May 8th, 2018 12:00:00 AM GMT.
If you are not able to update to PIVX Core Wallet v22.214.171.124 before the deadline, your wallet will require a full resync of the blockchain.
With the v126.96.36.199 update, and additional features that have been added, there are a few housekeeping rules we’d like to request from our community:
1. Any zPIV minted with core wallet 3.0.6 and below will not be qualified for zPIV staking, and will not be able to be backed up with the deterministic seed. Any
2. Prior to updating your wallet to
- Create a wallet.dat backup before the upgrade.
- For backup support, please follow instructions for your OS here.
- Close Wallet
- Download and upgrade to the new v188.8.131.52 wallet at your earliest convenience.
3. As this is a mandatory update, any wallets and
This is just a small sampling of the features and amount of work that went into compiling this Core Wallet release. Please see our full release notes for more information.
zPIV Staking (zPoS).
With the release of zPIV staking, there are effectively 2 versions of zPIV, zPIV minted on the 3.0.6 PIVX wallet or lower, and zPIV minted on PIVX wallet version 184.108.40.206 or higher. New features in this release will require the use of
If you currently hold zPIV v1 and wish to take advantage of zPIV staking and deterministic zPIV, you will need to spend the zPIV v1 to yourself and
In order to take advantage of zPIV staking, you must mint new zPIV v2 and wait for at least 200 confirmations before that
More information about
NOTE: zPoS relies on zPIV coming out of maintenance mode, which has no set date/time/block height. It will be a matter of network stability that determines the exact moment when zPIV comes out of maintenance mode – When roughly 70% of users are on the new version.
Staking Reward Distribution
PIV Staking: PIV
zPIV Staking (zPoS) zPIV
Deterministic zPIV Seed Keys
zPIV is now associated with a deterministic seed key. With this seed key, users are able to securely backup their zPIV outside of the wallet that the
***For more information about Deterministic zPIV and how to activate it – please see Presstab’s
Updated zPIV Minting
zPIV minting now only requires 1 further mint (down from 2) to mature. zPIV mints still require 20 confirmations. Mints also require that the ‘second’ mint is at least two checkpoints deep in the chain (this was already the case, but the logic was not as precise).
Users will now have the ability to search the blockchain for a specific serial # to see if a zPIV denomination has been spent or not.
Wallet GUI Overhaul
The visual layout of the PIVX Qt wallet has undergone a near-complete overhaul. A new ‘vertical tab’ layout is now being used instead of the prior ‘horizontal tab’ layout, as well as a completely new icon set. The overview tab has been simplified greatly to display only balances that are active or relevant, zero-balance line items are hidden by default to avoid clutter.
Return change to
sender when minting zPIV
Previously, zPIV minting would send any change to a newly generated “change address”. This has caused confusion among some
Disable Automint Function / Set Amount
Enable and disable the auto zPIV minting feature. This is enabled by default and the enablezeromint=0 setting in the
External Storage Backup
The PIVX wallet can now have user selected directories for automatic backups of the wallet data file (wallet.dat). Please visit our full release notes for detailed setup instructions. Tutorial coming soon.
- Enforced v1 zPIV spends to require a security level of 100
- Updates to zPIV
spendsto avoid segfaults
- Updates to configuration will now reflect on the privacy tab
- Fixed a bug that would not start
masternodesfrom the PIVX-Qt masternodestab
- Updated PIVX-Qt tooltips
- Icon added to the wallet GUI to reflect the status of
autominting( active / inactive)
- Updated errors causing the blockchain to corrupt when experiencing unexpected wallet shutdowns
- Updated RPC
helpoutputs & removed the deprecated obfuscation.
- Refactored code
- Various bug fixes
- Updated documentation