Ethereum Blog

Ethereum Blog

Promoting a free, decentralized and open future


Navigation
Archive Archive for May, 2017

dev update

Featured

Roundup Round III

Posted byuserVitalik Buterin on May 24th, 2017.

Over the last month and a half we saw vigorous ongoing research and development on all sides of the Ethereum roadmap, and progress is rapidly starting to translate into real results that can be run and verified inside of an Ethereum client. On Metropolis: Agendas for core dev meetings 15 and 16 here: https://github.com/ethereum/pm/issues/13 and […]

Security

Featured

Solidity optimizer bug

Posted byuserMartin Swende on May 3rd, 2017.

A bug in the Solidity optimizer was reported through the Ethereum Foundation Bounty program, by Christoph Jentzsch. This bug is patched as of 2017-05-03, with the release of Solidity 0.4.11. Background The bug in question concerned how the optimizer optimizes on constants in the byte code. By “byte code constants”, we mean anything which is […]