IRC meeting summary for 2017-11-02


Main topics

  • Bitcoin Core 0.15.1

Bitcoin Core 0.15.1


Moving to release the latest version of Bitcoin Core and what PRs need to be added to the backports.

Meeting Comments

  • Version was changed from to 0.15.1 for this release.
  • Discussion of PRs that are to be added to backports. The backports discussion can be found at #11592.
  • Discussion of removing OpenSSL from code base finally. Can’t be removed due to BIP 70 since it’s used to validate certificates for https.
  • PRs merged from this meeting
  • Review Backports and start the RC process

Comic relief

<jtimon> chaincode conspiracies coming...
<instagibbs> Eastern US powerhouse too :)
<MarcoFalke> instagibbs: It's not retroactive ;)
<morcos> instagibbs: which ones, the ones we do ourselves or the ones under our blockstream contract?
<jonasschnelli> ChainCodeLabs marketing departure must confront now with new ChainCode Core conspiracy
<instagibbs> morcos, one and the same, right?
<jtimon> BlueMatt: lol
<achow101> chaincore
<jonasschnelli> heh
<cfields> BlockChain
<sdaftuar> lol
<gmaxwell> lol
<morcos> took you long enough
<jonasschnelli> lol
<sipa> ChainStream


IRC nick Name/Nym
cfields Cory Fields
luke-jr Luke Dashjr
Sipa Pieter Wuille
gmaxwell Gregory Maxwell
wumpus Wladimir van der Laan
morcos Alex Morcos
sdaftuar Suhas Daftuar
BlueMatt Matt Corallo
achow101 Andrew Chow
meshcollider Samuel Dobson
jonasschnelli Jonas Schnelli
jtimon Jorge Timón
MarcoFalke Marco Falke
instagibbs Gregory Sanders


This summary was compiled without input from any of the participants in the discussion, so any errors are the fault of the summary author and not the discussion participants.

Authored by: Ivan Quiles