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This is the v0.17.1.6 minor point release of the Monero software. This is a recommended release that contains P2P network layer improvements.
Some highlights of this minor release are:
- P2P: add scoring system to drop peers that don't behave
- P2P: drop peers that decrease claimed height
- P2P: drop peers that spam peer lists
- P2P: drop peers that don't reply to queries
- Add –rpc-restricted-bind-ip option
- Do not use peer_id tracking method over i2p/tor
- Minor bug fixes
Contributors for this Release
This release was the direct result of 6 people who worked, largely unpaid and altruistically, to put out 19 commits containing 828 new lines of code. We'd like to thank them very much for their time and effort. In no particular order they are:
The new binaries can be downloaded from the Downloads page or from the direct links below.
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