Zcash Released New Version 1.0.5
Zcash team announcing the release of Zcash 1.0.5, which includes a variety of bugfixes and usability improvements.
Summary of the changes in this release:
1: The chain is now fully rescanned when keys are imported that are older than the wallet. (#1978)
2: The number of commitments in the note commitment tree is now displayed by getblockchaininfo. (#1946)
3: zcash.conf now must exist in order to start zcashd. (#2013)
4: Fixed a bug where z_sendmany logged incorrect txid fragments when sending from transparent addresses. (#1980)
5: Team integrated upstream\'s cookie-based RPC authentication. (#1999)
6: Team added a restriction to wallet export paths to protect user security. (#2006)
7: z_getoperationstatus is now sorted chronologically. (#2015)
8: Messages containing newlines are now rendered properly by the metrics UI. (#1972)
9: Team added more tools for benchmarking JoinSplit creation. (#1953)
10: Team now show serialized transaction size in listtransactions, more operation details in z_getoperationstatus, and the age of the note being spent in z_sendmany logging. (#2001, #1976, #1977)
11: Team now instruct users to run fetch-params if the parameters could not be found locally. (#1979)
12:Team handle exceptions better in some situations for more user-friendly error messages. (#1976)
Zcash team encourage all users and miners to update to this new version. See the download page and the 1.0 User Guide for more information.