Last week, packages for XRP Ledger (
rippled) version 1.5.0 were made available.
rippled version 1.5.0 introduced several improvements and new features to the XRP Ledger, including support for gRPC API, API versioning, UNL propagation via the peer network, new RPC methods (
manifest), augmented submit method, improved
tx method, improved CLI parsing, improved protocol-level handshaking protocol, improved package building and various other minor bug fixes and improvements.
rippled version 1.6.0-b1, the first beta of the 1.6.0 release, were made available. The XRP Ledger Devnet, which is hosted by the Xpring team at Ripple, has been upgraded, giving developers early access to the latest unstable beta version of
Next week, on Wednesday, 2020-04-15,
rippled version 1.5.0 will be deployed on the XRP Ledger Testnet, which is also hosted by the Xpring team at Ripple, to give developers an environment for testing their applications with faux XRP that mirrors the latest stable version running on XRP Ledger Mainnet.
Lastly, on Wednesday, 2020-04-15, Xpring team will be updating its own XRP Ledger Mainnet
rippled servers, including clusters and validators, to version 1.5.0. At this time, Xpring also plans to starting voting in favor of the following Amendments, which are proposed fixes to the
fixQualityUpperBound(introduced in version 1.5.0)
fixCheckThreading(introduced in version 1.4.0)
fixPayChanRecipientOwnerDir(introduced in version 1.4.0)
rippled server operators to review the proposed upgrade to
rippled version 1.5.0, learn more about the Amendments above, and upgrade to
rippled version 1.5.0 by Wednesday 2020-04-29 in order to ensure service continuity.
This release further demonstrates Xpring's continued commitment to developing open protocols, such as the XRP Ledger.