This Week in Lotus - Week 42

Posted October 21, 2022 by  ‐ 1 min read

The fourth release candidate of the upcoming mandator release of Lotus that introduces Filecoin network v17, codenamed the Shark upgrade was released this week. The final release of v1.18.0 will be out mid next week.

🦈 Upgrade:

  • The Calibration network migrated successfully to Network version 17 yesterday and we will continue to monitor and test the network.
  • The upgrade date for mainnet is set to 2022-11-09, the exact epoch will be announced later.
  • The Shark Upgrade includes FIP0045, which brings a lot new changes for both clients and storage providers. Please check out the FIP0045 Explainer video here to understand how it impacts you.

🔬 LabWeek22:

  • The Protocol Labs Network is gathering the next week and we will spend the time to collaborate, plan and align on a variety of topics with the other teams. The Lotus team will still be around on Slack, but we will be less responsive at times.

🇵🇹 Lotus, Data onboarding and Friends day

That’s it for the week! Have a great weekend! ☀️